Nigerians Paid Less For Cooking Gas In April 2019 – Nbs

The report titled, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, (Cooking Gas) price watch, was published on Tuesday by the bureau.

The average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) decreased by -0.87% month-on-month and -0.57% year-on-year to N2,046.53 in April 2019 from N2,064.45 in March 2019.

“States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Bauchi (N2,513.33), Adamawa (N2,375.00) and Borno (N2,362.50)”.

“States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Osun (N1,766.66), Oyo (N1,790.38) and Kaduna (N1,800.00)”.

The NBS report also showed that the average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) decreased by -0.13% month-on-month and -0.35% year-on-year to N4,523.91 in April 2019 from N4,4259.48 in March 2019.

“States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Cross River (N4,813.64), Akwa Ibom (N4,720.00) and Abia (N4,691.67)”.

“States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Kano (N3,809.72), Adamawa (N4,000.00) and Niger (N4,000.00)”.

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