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Kano Residents Lament As Cooking Gas Hits 15,000 For 12.5kg

Residents of Kano have lamented the rising cost of Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) popularly known
as “cooking gas” in the state.


A check by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent on Monday revealed that a kilogramme of LPG now sells for between N1,200 and N1,260 as against N1,050 a week ago.


Also, a 12.5kg cylinder of LPG, which hitherto sold for N13,000 has jumped to N15,000, while 5kg that sold for N5,000 now sells for between N6,000 and N6,300, depending on the dealer.


A customer, Musa Shanono, said low-income earners were suffering because they battle with both the high cost of food items and cooking gas.