Kerosene price rose by 12.09% in June, Diesel up by 9.34%.


The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday said the average price of the Household Kerosene (HHK) rose from N679.54 per cent in May to N761.69 per cent in June, this year, being 12.09 per cent rise.

In the same period, according to NBS, the average price of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) diesel soared by 9.34 per cent from N671.08 in the preceding to an average of N733.78 in June.

On kerosene, the Bureau in its National Household Kerosene Price Watch (June 2022) said the average retail price per litre of Household Kerosene (HHK) paid by consumers in June 2022 increased by 12.09 per cent on a monthly from N679.54 in May to N761.69 last month.

On a year-on-year basis, the average retail price per litre rose by 105.70% from N370.29 in June 2021,” it added.

The report noted that the state profile analysis showed that the highest average price per litre in June 2022 was recorded in Ogun with N961.54, followed by Enugu with N961.11 and Ekiti with N926.47.

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