Nigeria’s LPG consumption crosses 1mmt, emerges top in W’Africa -PPPRA
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, has disclosed that Nigeria has emerged the top consumer of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, also known as cooking gas, in West Africa, as consumption of the commodity crossed the one million metric tonnes, MT, mark in 2020, for the first time in the history of the country.
In a statement in Abuja, Executive Secretary of the PPPRA, Mr. Abdulkadir Saidu, stated that Nigeria’s LPG consumption improved significantly from the 840,594.37 MT recorded in 2019.
He added that the 2019 LPG also represented a 60.5 per cent improvement over the 635,452.061 MT recorded in 2018.
The PPPRA boss said: “This steady and sustained pattern of growth culminating in the over one million metric tonnes of LPG domestic consumption milestone in 2020 has placed the country first in West Africa and one of the leading LPG consuming nations on the continent.
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