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  • Updated: January 18, 2022

FG To Inject 10 Million Gas Cylinders Nationwide, Establish Micro Sales, Distribution Centers

FG To Inject 10 Million Gas Cylinders Nationwide, Establish

Gas Cylinders

The Federal Government has restated its plan to introduce 10 million cylinders of petroleum Liquefied Gas into circulation nationwide to increase access to the commodity.

The distribution will be done through registered marketers and it is expected to help deepen cooking gas utilisation across the country.

Managing Director of the Nigeria LPG, Alhaji Musa Ibrahim made this known during a 2-day sensitisation workshop in Bauchi on Tuesday.

Ibrahim said that the federal government would establish micro sales and distribution centres for the cylinders.

“The price of the safe cylinders is affordable as the LPG is capable of improving economic activities of the end-users.’’

The Programme Manager, National LPG Expansion Implementation Plan and Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on LPG, Dayo Adeshina, urged the people of the state to embrace the use of the LPG in their households.

Adeshina explained that the federal government is considering the chances of increasing access to the commodity by reducing the high cost of the LPG to expand affordability.

He said that the use of cooking gas would decrease instances of deforestation, desertification and soil erosion which contribute seriously to environmental hazards.

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed represented by his deputy, Senator Baba Tela speaking at the event called on the national LPG office to develop a means or device to use gas for firing automobiles to reduce carbon emissions will be introduced.

He explained that many Nigerians are ignorant of the potential of the LPG, stressing that citizens need to be adequately aware of the potentials of the product.

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