Ogun State Government says it has slashed the prices of its branded MITROS rice, for the period of Ramadan.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Mrs Abosede Ogunleye, in a statement says the 50 kilogramme parboiled rice now cost n8, 000, instead of n12, 500.
The 25 kilogramme bag goes for n4, 000, ten kilogramme for n1, 600, while one kilogramme now cost n800.
Also, 25 kilogramme of Ofada rice is being sold for n8, 375, ten kilogramme for n3,350, while five kilogramme costs n1,675.
The branded rice, according to the Permanent Secretary, is available at sale points located at Abeokuta, Sawonjo, Ijebu Ife.