HC Deb 28 March 1945 vol 409 c1401W
Mr. Sorensen

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps are being taken to increase the supply of gari in Nigeria; why a shortage exists; whether he is aware that alternative main foodstuffs are scarce and expensive; and to what extent the price fixed by the food control authorities has adversely affected the supply.

Colonel Stanley

I have received no recent report indicating that there is a shortage of gari or other alternative main foodstuffs in Nigeria at the present time. I propose to ask the Governor for a report on the position, and I will communicate with the hon. Member in due course.

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