ABIA, KEBBI, KWARA RESIDENTS PAY HIGHEST FOR PETROL IN NOVEMBER – NBS

Written by on December 17, 2020

THE NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS (NBS) SAYS ABIA, KEBBI AND KWARA RESIDENTS PAID THE HIGHEST AMOUNT FOR PETROL (PREMIUM MOTOR SPIRIT) IN THE COUNTRY IN NOVEMBER.

THE BUREAU STATED IN ABUJA THAT ABIA RESIDENTS PAID N178.70 PER LITRE FOR THE PRODUCT WHILE KEBBI RESIDENTS PAID N174.76 AND KWARA RESIDENTS N172.33. IT, HOWEVER, STATED THAT ZAMFARA PAID N161.73, BAUCHI -N161.78 AND KADUNA – N163.83 PER LITRE BEING THE LOWEST AVERAGE PRICES FOR THE PRODUCT.

NBS FURTHER STATED THAT THE AVERAGE PRICE PAID BY CONSUMERS FOR PETROL INCREASED BY 14.62 PER CENT YEAR-ON-YEAR AND MONTH-ON-MONTH BY 3.79 PER CENT TO N167.27 IN NOVEMBER FROM N161.17 IN OCTOBER.

SIMILARLY, THE AVERAGE PRICE PAID BY CONSUMERS FOR AUTOMOTIVE GAS OIL (DIESEL) INCREASED BY 1.79 PER CENT MONTH-ON-MONTH AND DECREASED BY -0.59 PER CENT YEAR-ON-YEAR TO N223.74 IN NOVEMBER FROM N219.80 IN OCTOBER.

THE BUREAU SAID THAT STATES WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE PRICE OF DIESEL IN THE MONTH UNDER REVIEW WERE BENUE AT N263.33, KEBBI AT N258.57 AND TARABA AT N251.67.


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