COOKING GAS: JIGAWA, ABUJA & EBONYI PAY LOWEST PRICE TO REFILL IN APRIL – NBS

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Residents of JIGAWA, ABUJA & EBONYI states paid the lowest average price for cooking gas than their counterparts around the country in September, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said in a report.
The comparison is based on the latest “Cooking Gas Price Watch for April’’ released by the bureau, in Abuja, on Monday, Brand Spur Nigeria reports.
Average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) decreased by -1.55% month-on-month and by -15.24% year-on-year to N2,058.19 in April 2018 from N2,090.64 in March 2018.
States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Borno (N2,428.57), Yobe (N2,387.01), and Kogi (N2,207.14). States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Jigawa (N1,812.50), Abuja (N1,800.00) and Ebonyi (N1,783.33).
Similarly, the average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased by 0.36% month-on-month and decreased by -11.62% year-on-year to N4268.95 in April 2018 from to N4,253.73 in March 2018.
States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Benue (N5,000.00), Niger (N4,583.33) and Imo (N4,571.43). States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Ogun (N3,966.67), Oyo (N3,947.50) and Lagos(N3,752.94).
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