Ghanaians will note take the assertions of the Agric Minister Hon. Owusu Afriyie Akoto that food prices are down kindly. In the wake of the coronavirus, food prices escalated and many bought one Olonka of gari for not less than GHS20. One tomato sold at between GHS1.00 and GHS2.00
At the Dodowa market, for instance, a tomato cost GHC 1 and a kilo of tomato which used to be GHC 12 is now GHC 17.5 at Melcom.
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Agric Minister Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto says you can get a bunch of plantain for between GHS 3-5. Have you bought a bunch of plantains recently? How much did you buy it for?
Four years ago, you had to spend GHS 40 on a bunch of plantain in Accra, now for between 3 to 5 cedis, you can get a bunch of plantain – Agric Minister Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto
Social media is already buzzing with lots of questions regarding food prices.
Kindly enquire from him which market he does his purchase.. Will love to shop there!!!! Not just me, I believe every Ghanaian will love to!
I am living in a farm settlement in the eastern region called Ayimesu, Upper Manya to be precise. I bought a bunch of plantain for 20gh how much more someone in Accra? The minister should stop deceiving Ghanaians
While a set of small fingers of plantain cost15 cedis at the Madina market. Just three ‘Big’ ones are sold for 10 cedis.
Our investigations show that a bunch of plantains sells between GHS25 AND ghs40.00.
From all indications, the typical Ghanaian does not believe the minister knows the reality on the ground as far as food prices are concerned and that food prices are very high.