Convener of Market of Convenience, Barr Sanni commends FG for measures to curb rising prices of food, sell bag of Rice at N60,000 to Muslim Groups in Lagos

The federal government has been commended for the measures put in place to force down the prices of food itmes including going after those hoarding food stuffs nationwide.

The Convener of the Market of Convenience, Barrister Adele Sanni gave this commendation during the inaugural meeting of leaders of Muslim Community and Mosques held at the Shamsi Adisa Thomas Central Mosque at the Old Secretariat, Ikeja.

He urged Lagos residents to blow the whistle and raise alarm when they come across information on those sabotaging government’s efforts at addressing the rising cost of food.

Sanni explained that the essence of the forum was to encourage Muslim communities and mosques to invest their funds in genuine business to ease the current hardship in the country.

According to him, the Market of Convenience was also to assist Muslims to source food itmes especially Rice at a cheaper rate ahead of the commencement of the Ramadhan fast.

Barr Sanni also said that it was wrong for men of the Nigerian Custom Service to arrest and confiscate Trailers of Rice from the north to the southern parts of the country.

He said it was sad that Nigerians attributed the scarcity and high exchange rate to affect trading of commodities that have nothing to do with forex among ourselves.

Barr Adele Sanni said Nigerians should cherish and embrace local products instead of huge amount spent on foreign ones.

He was of the view that keeping money in the Banks does not yield enough reward like investing such in Halal investment.

Barr Adele Sanni however urged those who invested their money to monitor the business adding that they will soon register a company and chose Directors that will run it.

In her remarks, Hajia Rizquat Balogun from NASFAT Badagry branch advised the leadership of Market of Convenience to hasten up the process of payment to fast track the purchase of the food itmes.

Also speaking, Ustaz Azamonimoni Idris from Araromi Central Mosque Ajegunle expressed optimism in the project and asked if individual can also subscribe to it.

Some of the Mosques and Muslim communities in attendance include; Olowoora Muslim Community, Abdurasheed Akanni Oloto Mosque, Mushin, Ansarudeen Lagos Branch, Fiwakesin Central Mosque, Iju, Aduramigba Mosope Central Mosque, Ifako-Ijaiye, Jamaatu Alilahi Society of Nigeria (Jamaly), Alausa and Al-Fateeu Qareeb Muslim Organisation of Nigeria, Ajayi farm, Ikeja.

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