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Tears as lady’s 2014 post shows cost of 6 yams in Nigeria 10 years ago

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A Nigerian lady’s throwback post revealing the cost of yams in 2014 has sparked emotional reactions from netizens.

The lady identified as Nkemjikaku Christien shared a post on Facebook in 2014 after buying six yams in the market for N500.

“6 yams for N500?! Ok na,” she wrote on her Facebook wall ten years ago.

Nigerians who came across the tweet compared the price with the current situation and cried over the increment over the years.

Israel Obinna said: “We were not grateful. Now look at where we are. 500 naira can’t buy you a tuber of Yam now. This country is gone!”

Olaogun Funmi wrote: “Yam is 3500 per one now.”

Ikem Emmanuel wrote: “Hi from the Future. Yam that is no bigger than my foot is now 3k.”

Onyeka Favour said: “Oh chimmmm. Bring back 2014 and take 2024.”

Obianuju Benita reacted: “How did we get here?”

Gloria Eze wrote: “Lol 6 yams now is from 6-10k depending on the size.”

Rosemary Ijeoma said: “Chai good old days. I bought 5 15k today. Not even too big in size oh.”

Mirian Bernard reacted: “500 can’t even buy 1 tuber of yam now.”

Divine Onyemaechi said: “Chineke nnam eeeeeeeeh????. There was a time like this? My God! One tuber of yam Is now 1300 oooo. Hei!!!”

Peet Henshaw wrote: “If I see 6 yams for 5h I go return am , na ritual the person wan use me do.”

Mirian Tosky added: “Don’t know how to react to this but wanna Mark a register that I was here shaaa. We await next 10yrs how much a tuber of yam will cost cos now in 2024 it’s 2k up.”

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