Vice President YemiOsinbajo says the Federal Government is working to ensure that 13 million households embrace cooking gas in the next five years.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
Vice President YemiOsinbajo

He stated this while commissioning a Liquified Petroleum Gas LPG Cylinder Manufacturing Plant in Lekki area of Lagos State.

Osinbajo also reiterated the current administration’s commitment to creating jobs for Nigerians.

According to him, the LPG sub-sector of the nation’s economy has the potential of providing 2 million jobs.

Osinbajo who also heads the National Economic Council NEC said the Federal Government has demonstrated its commitment by establishing an Inter-Ministerial Committee and a multi-stakeholder national coordinating body; the National LPG Expansion Programme.

The Vice President noted that progress had been made in LPG adoption with the removal of five percent VAT from the domestic pricing of the commodity to discourage importation.

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