Some Nigerians were seen on the scrambling for ‘Made in Ghana Gari’ at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 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 product was mixed with groundnut and sugar and was being sold for N170 per 125g at the stand.
NAN reports that many Nigerians were seen waiting patiently for their turns to buy and taste the Gari 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 Gari 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.