Bread scarcity to hit Sokoto over plan to increase price
Availability of Bread within the communities of Sokoto State may not be surplus as usual as the Master Bakers Association in the State has concluded plans to embark warning strike which is effective from today, August 24, in order to increase the price of bread.
According to NIGERIAN TRIBUNE, a member of the state executive council of the association disclosed that the association is ready for the three-day warning strike.
“Our members throughout the state have been informed to embark on the strike in order to create awareness for the impending increase in the price of bread in the state.
“The strike is just meant to prepare the minds of our numerous customers in the state of our decision.
“The increment has become necessary due to the increase in the price of our raw materials in the state.
“You will recall that the last time we embarked on any increment in the price of bread is more than three years now.
“In between then and now, a lot has changed in the market with the constant increase in the price of sugar, flour, butter among others.