The National Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Abia State residents paid the highest price for petrol for the month of February 2021 at N180 per litre, while Osun state residents paid the lowest daily average at N162.91 per litre.
The NBS was also revealed that the average price of Kerosene increased by N5.25 to N355.80 per litre.
This was disclosed by the NBS CEO, Dr. Yemi Kale in the recently published February 2021 Petrol/PMS Price Watch and February 2021 Kerosene Price Watch report on Saturday.
On kerosene, the NBS said:
- The national average price/litre was N355.80 in February 2021
- The highest average price was sold in Taraba (N448.33), Benue (N447.50), Ebonyi (N435.00)
- The highest average price was sold in Bayelsa (N206.94), Yobe (N297.28), Zamfara (N305.13)
On Premium Motor Spirit (petrol):
- The national average price/litre was N166.24 in February 2021.
- States with the highest average prices were Abia (N180.00), Kogi (N175.82), Kebbi (N173.o7).
- States with the lowest average prices were Osun (N162.91), Nassarawa (N163.08) and Katsina (N163.25).
Liquefied petroleum cooking gas:
- The average price for 12.5kg refilling was sold at N4363.51.
- States with the highest prices: Sokoto (N4884.04) Cross river (N4853.57) and Bauchi( N4682.5).
- States with the lowest prices: Zamfara ( N3754.25) Kaduna (N3858.33) Katsina (N3988.99).