President Julius Maada Bio has given explanation why prices of goods and commodities continue to increase in Sierra Leone.

The President explained the reasons for the increase in the prices of good in Sierra Leone at an interview with China Global Television Network (CGTN).

The President stated it is the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted the prices of Basic commodities in Sierra Leone.

Prices of goods and commodities in Sierra Leone continues to rise every day. Price of a bag of rice or a bag of cement is a typical example which represent the shoot up of prices of goods in the country.

The increase in the prices of goods in the country did not start with the spread of COVID-19. The Pandemic only worsened the condition.

Business people continue to increase prices of goods in the country, given the fact the price of dollars continues to go high.