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CNG dealers restate commitment to cleaner energy solutions

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The Association of Compressed Natural Gas Dealers of Nigeria (ACNGDN) has reaffirmed its commitment to promote the adoption of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a cleaner, safer, and more economical alternative to traditional fuels in Nigeria.

At a recent event themed ‘Land Restoration, Desertification & Drought Resilience – We are #GenerationRestoration,’ Bukola Badejo-Okusanya, chairman of ACNGDN said it resonates deeply with the mission of CNG to foster a sustainable and healthy environment.

“As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, the association is dedicated to strengthening interactions with stakeholders and promoting CNG as the preferred alternative fuel for consumers,” he said.

He said CNG is renowned for its environmental benefits, emitting fewer harmful emissions compared to traditional fossil fuels, thereby contributing to the fight against climate change and supporting the global goal of land restoration.

“This reduction in pollutants not only fosters a healthier environment but also aligns with global efforts to combat desertification and enhance drought resilience,” Badejo-Okusanya added.

He noted that CNG offers substantial economic advantages, with the potential for savings of up to 50 percent compared to conventional fuels. These cost efficiencies make CNG an attractive and financially prudent choice for Nigerian families and businesses alike.

“Aligned with its mission, the association is dedicated to raising public awareness about the benefits and safe utilization of CNG.”

He said the association aims to provide accurate information, dispel misconceptions, and foster a deeper understanding of how CNG positively impacts Nigeria’s energy landscape through targeted educational campaigns and outreach initiatives.

“The establishment of the association is a strategic move to differentiate the group from other natural gas groups and to garner crucial government support through intervention funds and reduced pricing of raw materials,” he said.