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Ibadan Residents Lament High Cost Of Cooking Gas

Some residents of Ibadan have expressed worry over the rising cost of cooking gas.

 They voiced their concern in an interview with Radio Nigeria.

Three of them, Mr Adunola Ojo, Mrs Martha Olaojesu and Mrs Esther said the rise in the cost of cooking gas was adding to the burden placed on the masses by hike in the prices of food stuffs.

The residents appealed to government to look into the issue as the cost of cooking gas was rising beyond the means of the masses.

The average price for refilling a 5kg cylinder of cooking gas increased by 0.56% from N2,057.71 in March 2021 to N2,069.21 in April this year and further to N2,330 according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

 Funmilola Obagbayegun

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