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Rising Cost Of Cooking Gas In Nigeria Causes Millions To Revert To Charcoal And Wood Burning

By Pelumi Salako writing for African Business


From the article,

In 2019, Iya Halimah, a middle-aged woman who sells soup ingredients at her small shop in Tanke, Ilorin, joined the wave of Nigerians jettisoning unclean cooking fuels such as firewood and charcoal. Instead, she embraced LPG – liquefied petroleum gas – a less harmful and faster alternative that was then more affordable. However, the spiralling costs of LPG will lead millions of Nigerians to revert to wood and charcoal.

Read the full Article at African Business