THE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) increased from N2,039.82 in January to N2,067.68 in February. The bureau disclosed this on its “Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) Price Watch’’ for February released on its website. According to the NBS, states with the highest average price for the refilling of a five kg cylinder of cooking gas are Bauchi (N2,500.00), Cross River (N2,450.00) and Adamawa/Borno (N2,400.00). Similarly, the bureau said the average price for refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder of cooking gas decreased to N4,244.91 in February from N4,277.86 recorded in January. It named states with the highest average price refilling a 12.5kg cylinder of cooking gas to be Akwa Ibom (N4,700.00), Abia (N4,688.89) and Cross River (N4,759.09).
Source: Nigerian Tribune March 15, 2019 13:07 UTC