Bus Driver Buys Cheap Fuel Sold For N150 at Filling Station, He Fills His Car Tank Which Uses CNG

Bus Driver Buys Cheap Fuel Sold For N150 at Filling Station, He Fills His Car Tank Which Uses CNG

  • A driver who drives a CNG-powered bus was seen at a filling station buying gas for the vehicle
  • The man, seen at a NIPCO filling station, opted for CNG instead of the regular premium motor spirit
  • Using CNG fuel could be cheaper, as a man also posted another video showing he filled a car cylinder for only N1900

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A driver was spotted at a NIPCO filling station refilling the tank of his CNG-powered bus.

The bus runs on CNG instead of the regular premium motor spirit, which is currently expensive in Nigeria.

Driver buys CNG for his bus.
The driver filled his bus with CNG. Photo credit: Getty Images/poco_bw and TikTok/@meitlandautocng. Photo used for illustration only.
Source: UGC

A TikTok video showed the bonnet was flipped open as the attendant filled the tank with CNG.

In another video seen on the TikTok handle, @meitlandautocng, it was revealed that the CNG was sold at N150 per cubic meter at the NIPCO filling station.

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According to Nagendra Verma, the managing director of NIPCO Gas, AutoGas for cars, taxis, and tricycles is presently being sold at about N200 per standard cubic foot, while CNG is sold at N260 per standard cubic meter (SCM) for heavy commercial vehicles.

After the video was posted, some people asked where they could convert their cars, which currently run on premium motor spirit, to start using CNG as fuel.

Watch the video below:

Reactions as man buys fuel for his CNG-powered bus

Legit.ng gathered the reactions below:

@IZOD asked:

"Where can I convert and how much?"

@emmanuel_idoko said:

"How much to convert Corolla 2010?"

Man gives out PMS for free

In a related story, a Nigerian man warmed many hearts on social media after he bought one gallon of fuel and handed it out for free. This came at a time when fuel was being sold at the price of N850 per litre in some places across the country.

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The driver who received the free fuel was short of words as he poured it happily into his car and embraced the kind man afterwards.

A lot of Nigerians who saw the video praised the man and said they wished to also encounter him.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

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