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Nigerians Queue To Buy Made-In-Ghana Garri

Some Nigerians were seen on the scrambling for ‘Made in Ghana Garri’ at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair.

The product, which was neatly packaged in a 125 grammes sachet and labeled “Crispy Gari Mix’’, was on display at Ghana stand at the Fair.

The Garri, mixed with groundnut and sugar is sold for N170 each.

NAN reports that many Nigerians were seen waiting patiently for their turns to buy and taste the Garri packed in an attractive blue and white sachets.

The Commodity Manager, Mr Ernest Boateng, said he was highly impressed with the sale within two days of showcasing the product in Nigeria.

I am surprised at the high patronage between yesterday and today, amongst other product we brought for sale, this one sells more," he said.

Mr Oshodi Tunde, one of the buyers who was seen eating the product directly from the pack, advised Nigerians to copy the innovative idea.

“Nigerians should make use of this idea by packaging Garri with sugar and groundnut for sale too.

“We should stop looking for white collar jobs and try to do something meaningful with our country’s resources,"
 he said.