Nigeria’s domestic demand for Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG has drastically increased from 600,000MT to 840,000MT which has signified a rise of Liquefied Petroleum Gas by 40 per cent.
This statement was declared at the Annual General Meeting, AGM of the Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association, NLPGA.
Speaking at the meeting the President, Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association, Mr. Nuhu Yakubu said that the gas industry has recorded notable and significant move forward in number of Liquefied Petroleum Gas demands, supply and distribution value chain and operators all over the country, occasioned by the unceasing growth and development that have been noted and recorded yearly including recent report from Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) which certified the 840,000MT increase.
He said that the NLPGA has encouraged a progressive and generally welcoming open-door policy with belief that all vexed parties will see cause for the need to join hands with NLPGA to form a common front with one voice to develop and grow the industry for better advantage to all.
The Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association, NLPGA President stated that the industry will endeavor to render necessary guides for different custodians and stakeholders in the Liquefied Petroleum Gas value chain to ensure, educate users and provide information on safe utilization and handling of LPG to ensure safety.
Mr. Nuhu Yakubu used the medium to entreat all stakeholders in the Liquefied Petroleum Gas value chain to ensure that they key into the safety guide and training courses for truck drivers, plant operators, supervisors, and others to attenuate drastically the rate or perhaps terminate incidences in the industry stating that the bad incident is affecting the reception and switch to Liquefied Petroleum Gas that the industry wants Nigeria to achieve development and growth the country deserves.