Nigerian lady cries out as fake tomatoes painted red reportedly hit the market (photos)

Nigerian lady cries out as fake tomatoes painted red reportedly hit the market (photos)

-A social media user has brought the attention of her followers to a fake food item

-She shared photos of the unripe tomato which was painted red

-Her followers reacted with many speaking against the callousness of traders

It appears one cannot be too careful when it comes to going on grocery shopping especially in the open markets scenes.

In what could be described as a completely surprising development, a Nigerian lady left social media users in a startled state after sharing photos of a fake food item that a man bought from the market.

According to the lady identified as Chiamaka, the man bought tomatoes from the market only to discover that what was sold to him was completely unripe.

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However, the traders were quick to play smart on him by dousing the unripe tomato inside red paint and making it appear ripe to unsuspecting consumers.

In the photos shared, the paint could be seen washing off the body of the fruit to reveal what it really looks like.

Sharing the image, the lady wondered how people could be so heartless.

See her post below:

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Reacting to the post, some of her followers expressed their dissatisfaction. See tweets below:

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However, there were others who remained skeptical and submitted that the post is just a call for attention.

More tweets below:

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In a similar story, Legit.ng previously gathered the report of a Nigerian man identified as Muhammad Salame, who took to social media to share his experience with a fish he bought at the market. Salame in his post on social media, claimed that the fish he bought was a fake one as it was made out of plastic.

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Source: Legit Nigeria

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