By Tanko Mohammed
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that Nigeria imported 20.89 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in 2019.
The NBS made this known in its latest report on petroleum products importations statistics for 2019 released on Wednesday.
It stated that within the year under review, the importation of Automotive Gas (AGO) stood at 5.15 billion litres and 128.11 million litres for Household Kerosene (HHK) were consumed.
It further said 1.07 billion litres Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK) were imported as well as 45.98 million litres of Low Pour Fuel Oil (LPFO).
According to NBS, 526.06 million litres of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) were imported into the country in the year 2019.
The bureau noted that zonal distribution of truck-out volume for 2019 showed that 20.58 billion litres of PMS, 5.16 litres of AGO and 270.22 million litres of HHK, 1.05 billion litres of ATK and 84.53million litres of LPFO were distributed nationwide.