Presidency disturbed by hike in food prices, sets up Task Force


The acting president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has on Wednesday set up Task Force to look into and find immediate solutions to the hike in food prices currently affecting many families in the country.

This was contained in a press statement made available to the media by the office of the acting president where the presidency expressed its dissatisfaction with situation.

According to the statement, the presidency has charged the task force to look into the situation so that all factors that are responsible for such alarming rise from the point of production to distribution are removed.

The task force which its made up the ministers of Agriculture, Finance, Labour, Transportation, Water Resources, Trade and Industry as well as the office of the Chief of Staff to the president is to report to the presidency in a week's time.

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