- A Nigerian man on Twitter has gotten his followers talking after sharing the photo of an imported mango fruit with a ridiculous price tag
- The fruit had a price tag of N1300 for a piece
- Several Nigerians on the social media platform were seen in the comment section with mixed reactions
A Nigerian man who goes by the name Omo Iya Alamala on the micro-blogging platform, Twitter, has gotten his followers on the social media app talking after sharing the photo of imported mango fruit with a ridiculous price tag.
Alamala while sharing the photo pointed out the fact that a single piece of the imported fruit was selling for as much as N1300.
He added that while the fruit is being sold at such a high rate, places like Benue and Ogbomoso in Nigeria have the fruit in abundance.
Check out the tweet below:
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However, Alamala was not the only one who seemed upset about the price the fruit was being sold. Some of his followers flooded his comment section with mixed reactions.
"What if the seller repackages Ogbomoso mango to this? I'm sure they understand the consumer's behaviour of their market. I don't trust the stores in high brow areas, most of them sell normal goods at a mind-blowing price," one follower tweeted in support of the price.
Another follower had this to say: “We can now see clearly why naira is struggled with forex. I was explaining to my son yesterday that Nigeria is import depended. I'm now vindicated when I told him includes farm produces.”
Check out some more reactions to the post below:
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