COOKING GAS: TARABA, OYO, SOKOTO, EBONYI & BENUE PAY LOWEST PRICE TO REFILL IN OCTOBER – NBS

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Residents of TARABA, OYO, SOKOTO, EBONYI & BENUE 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 October’’ released by the bureau, in Abuja, on Wednesday, Brand Spur Nigeria reports.
Average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased by 24.20% month-on-month and 14.86% year-on-year to N2,374.07 in October 2017 from N1,911.44 in September 2017.
States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Bauchi & Osun (N2,500.00), Yobe (N2,433.33) and Katsina (N2,412.50).
States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Taraba & Oyo (N2,200.00), Sokoto & Ebonyi (N2,300.00) and Benue (N2,328.57).
Similarly, the average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) decreased by -2.60% month-on-month and -3.40% year-on-year to N4,561.14 in October 2017 from N3,937.71 in September 2017.
States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Sokoto (N4,766.67), Abia (N4,712.50) and Anambra (N4,692.31).
States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Nasarawa (N4,359.38), Kano & Bayelsa (N4,400) and Kebbi (N4,420.00).

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