The average price of 5kg cooking gas increased from four thousand three hundred ninety-seven. Point six eight naira in July to four thousand, four hundred and fifty-six point five six naira in August.
This was revealed by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in its Cooking Gas Price Watch issued on Tuesday in Abuja.
It noted that the price in August indicated a 1.34 per cent increase on a month-on-month basis from what was obtained in July.
Analysis by geo-political zones showed that the North-central recorded the highest average retail price of four thousand, six hundred and fifteen point nine five Naira for 5kg cooking gas, followed by the North-East at four thousand, five hundred and fourth eight point zero three naira.
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