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Tomato sellers blame lack of irrigation, others, for price increase in Kwara

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Tomato sellers in Ilorin, Kwara, have said that lack of irrigation farming was one of the reasons for the increase in the price of the commodity in the state.
The sellers, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday at Mandate Market, Ilorin, said that the state also lacked sufficient tomato farmers.
Mr Kunle Adewusi, Auditor-General, Perishable Goods Sellers Association, said that most of the farmers did not have access to water, so they use the manual method of wetting their farms, which was very tedious.

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