According to report reaching oyogist.com, The Lagos State government has urged residents not to panic due to the spike in the prices of food items.
The State Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso, said this in a series of tweets.
He wrote: “Lagosians have been advised not to panic following reports that trucks conveying food from the North are stuck on the way.
“The government is aware of the situation and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is on top of it. He has initiated steps to ensure the matter is resolved by the weekend.
“Food and cattle merchants from the North have withheld supplies, an action that has sparked rising prices.
“Lagos consumes at least 50% of agricultural products in Nigeria,”