A report has said Nigeria will save millions of trees from destruction if many Nigerians switch over to the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), The Nation reports.
The report titled: “The socio-economic benefits of using liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Nigeria” and produced by the Concerned Liquefied Petroleum Gas Development Association of Nigeria (CLPDGAS), said the Federal Government will save millions of trees from destruction, once it provides LPG for cooking to its teeming population.
It said the climatic impact of using millions of trees for cooking would be huge, urging stakeholders to fast-track the use of LPG for domestic and industrial purposes. Also, the Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM), Mr. Bassey Essien, added that the increase in use of LPG would reduce the menace of tree cutting for cooking. Read more