The Hike in Kerosene Price came as a surprise, seeing that the commodity suddenly sky-rocketed to N520 per litre in particular states across the nation.
Some states bear the burden of paying heavily for the product, and other regions are stuck with the old price; meanwhile, at the same time, some experienced a slight increment, setting the price at N370.34 per litre, still making it unbearable to millions of households.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, a report published on their website, revealed that consumers’ average price per litre for National Household Kerosene increased by 7.31 per cent month-on-month and 18.42 per cent year-on-year to N370.34 in July 2021 from N370.29 in June 2021.
States With Highest Kerosene Price
The NBS report highlighted states with the highest average price per litre of kerosene, and they include:
- Ebonyi – N520.83
- Taraba – N491.67
- Jigawa – N457.41
States with the lowest average price per litre of kerosene include:
- Bayelsa – N241.67
- Adamawa – N316.67
- Niger – N338.64
Also, consumers’ average price per gallon paid for National Household Kerosene increased by 3.78% month-on-month and by 7.88% year-on-year to N1,302.56 in July 2021 from N1,255.15 in June 2021.
Here are the states with the highest average price per gallon of kerosene:
- Ekiti – N1,591.67
- Plateau – N1,556.25
- Abuja – N1,480.00
Lastly, Below are States with the lowest average cost per gallon of kerosene:
- Yobe – N1,080.00
- Rivers – N1,081.58
- Bayelsa – N1,088.46