According to a recent report from the National Bureau of Statistics, residents of the states of Kwara and Benue paid the highest prices for cooking gas (LPG) in December 2022.
The report adds that residents of Kwara state pay an average of N4,950 for a 5kg bottle, while residents of Benue pay an average of N11,000 for a refill of a 12.5kg bottle.
The report also shows that the monthly average retail price of a 5kg refillable LPG cylinder increased by 0.36% from 4,549.14 naira in November 2022 to 4,565.56 naira in December 2022.
December 2021, 594.81. in fill 12.5kg bottle, the average price increased by 0.67% m/m to 10 naira in November 2022 from 10,180.88 naira. 248.97 in December 2022, compared to last year, the price increased by 39.78% from N7,332.04 in December 2021.