Retail Price Of Diesel Decreases In May -NBS

By Sunday Etuka, Abuja

The latest Price Watch Report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that the average retail price of Automotive Gas Oil (Diesel) paid by consumers on a month-on-month basis, decreased by 0.78% from N1415.06 in the preceding month of April 2024 to an average of N1403.96 in May 2024.

However, the price increased by 66.29% on a year-on-year basis from a lower cost of N844.28 per liter recorded in the corresponding month of last year (May 2023) to a higher cost of N1403.96 per liter in May 2024.

NBS said, looking at the variations in the State prices, the top three State with the highest average price of the product in May 2024 include Adamawa State (N1709.00), Sokoto State (N1675.00) and Bauchi (N1657.92).

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Furthermore, the top three lowest prices were recorded in the following State namely, Niger State (N1140.20), Kano State (N1153.33) and Oyo State (N1236.92).

The Zonal representation of average price of Automotive Gas Oil (Diesel) shows that North-East Zone has the highest price of N1605.91 while South West Zone has the lowest price N1303.60 when compared with other Zones.

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