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Buhari To Roll Out Autogas Programme …Plans 1m Vehicles Conversion By End Of 2021

President Muhammadu will on Tuesday, December 1, roll out the much awaited National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP) in Abuja.

The event would herald the formal dispensing of autogas (CNG & LPG) products at two NNPC Retail Stations, according to a statement issued in Abuja by Garba Deen Mohammed, Group General Manager/SA to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources.

The roll out is the culmination of the resolve of the President Buhari-led government to deepen domestic usage of natural gas in its various forms. It is also in line with the government’s plan to make gas the first choice source of cheaper and cleaner energy for Nigerians in their personal and industrial endeavours, the statement said

Also at the event, the Minister of state will, on behalf of the FG, handover CNG-powered mass transport buses to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) as part of the agreement reached with Labour during negotiations and in recognition of the role organised Labour plays in the quest to bring relief to ordinary Nigerians.

The Federal Government Autogas programme will deliver at least one million vehicles conversion by the end of 2021 and herald the clean energy transition for Nigeria and delivery of cheap transportation fuel.