Cooking Gas prices decline in May ~NBS
The average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Cooking Gas fell to N4,136 in May compared with N4,161 in the previous month, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in its report on Friday.
However, the refilling of the 12.5 Kg cooking gas are more expensive in states like Cross Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa, according to the report.
NBS data showed that in Cross Rivers, for instance, a 12.5 Lg cooking gas cost N4,585 to refile, in Akwa Ibom same measure cost N4,546 while in Bayelsa the product cost N4,545.
“States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas
(Cooking Gas) were Oyo (N3,804.14), Kano (N3,3811.17) and Katsina (N3,824.35),” NBS stated in the report.
The report showed that the average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased by 0.39 percent month-on-month and decreased by -3.11 percent year-on-year to N1,965.03 in May 2020 from N1957.32 in April 2020.