Firm harps on LPG utilisation

cooking-gasAn indigenous player in the gas sector, Banner Gas has tasked stakeholders and Lagosians on utilisation of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG,) otherwise known as cooking gas.

According to the company, about N300 million has so far been injected by the Lagos State government into acquisition of cylinders, cooking gas stoves, which would be shared to communities through community development centre, for fast compliance of the development.

The Managing Director, Banner Gas, Nuhu Yabaku said, there is no other challenge than affordability of the LPG cooking stove and because the state government already know the average cost of the cooking stove might be able bit high and not be within immediate reach of common man; it has injected some much to close the gap.

Speaking at inspection of LPG skid plant at Ewu Elepe Community in Ikorodu recently, after it was commissioned recently by Lagos State government, Yakubu said, the aim was to ensure LGP stoves is within reach of households in Lagos and as what common man can afford with as low as N100.

Commenting of the development, Yakubu stated that erecting LPG stations in and around Lagos state is to make everybody residing in the state metropolis LPG complaints so as to make shirt of the usage of other cooking sources such with firewood and kerosene, which are dangerous to environment in term of emission, debunking that, the programme is has nothing to do with elite and that it aim targets at common households.

 

[The Guardian]

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