Just In! Alawe Brings Prices of Food Items Down In His Domain

By Gbenga Sodeinde in Ado Ekiti

The Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti,HRM,Oba Adebanji Ajibade Alabi, AFUNTADE 1,has directed All market women and men in his domain to reduce the astronomic prices of food and other items in all markets to meet the yearnings of the common people.

The Oba directed that all traders must reduce prices of their food items to a reasonable level and that everyone must cooperate to bring the soaring prices of all food items down as well as using the acceptable measurement to sell gari, rice , beans ,plantain flours and other items.

Towards this, Members of the Alawe in Council, women chiefs including the Iyaloja and the Iyalaje stormed the central market popularly known as Oja Oba today Wednesday,27/3/2004 to enforce the Alawe directive .

The exercise which took the chiefs more than one hour was welcomed by the traders and the buyers . Some of the buyers who bought low priced food items during the tour the chiefs hailed the Monarch for the ingenious action while the sellers promised to bring the prices down.

A statement signed by the Media Adviser to the monarch, High Chief Ajibade Olubunmi added that the Alawe also directed Market committee of the Alawe in Council to routinely monitor market prices in all markets in the town .

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