Fuel Price Hike: NEC Okays Massive Rollout Of CNG, Electric Vehicles


The National Economic Council (NEC) has endorsed the proposed mass deployment of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles to all states for public transportation.

According to NAN, the Director of Information, Office of the Vice President, Mr Olusola Abiola, made the statement on Thursday in Abuja.

According to Abiola, the decision is part of the resolutions at the NEC meeting chaired by Vice President Kashim Shettima.

Shettima said the federal government will vigorously pursue the mass deployment of CNG and electric vehicles nationwide.

“We will also vigorously pursue the mass deployment of CNG-powered vehicles and establishment of autogas conversion plants/kits in all states in the short-term.

“We will also deploy electric buses and cars with charging infrastructure across the country.”

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