By Bose Adelaja
As the 14 days lockdown imposed on Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states by President Muhammadu Buhari as well as restrictions of movements devised by states across the country to beat COVID-19 bites harder, prices of goods and services, particularly food items, have gone up astronomically.
Residents of Lagos are worse off.
The lockdown, announced by Buhari on Monday, has restricted vehicular and human movements in Lagos, the commercial nerve center of the nation, as offices, non-essential markets; religious and financial institutions are shut while those in operation are doing it skeletally in line with the social distancing directive by government.
Whereas Nigerians observe the stay-at-home order, difficulty in accessing consumable items took another dimension as prices of…