…authorities to roll out a million meters free
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja
The President, Main Common Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has restated his regime’s dedication to ending estimated billing in all types in Nigeria.
He mentioned his regime would be certain that Nigerians pay just for the electrical energy they devour.
Buhari mentioned this in a collection of tweets he posted on his Twitter deal with, @MBuhari, on Wednesday.
The President mentioned the federal government was earning money accessible for the distribution of 1 million free meters within the first occasion whereas the goal is to satisfy the 6.5 million deficit of meters nationwide.
Buhari wrote, “Beneath the primary section of the Presidential Mass Metering Initiative, we’re making funding instantly accessible for DisCos to roll out 1,000,000 meters within the first section, for free of charge to customers. Deployment has already began in elements of Kano, Kaduna, Lagos and Abuja.
“Future phases of this metering initiative will assist us totally meet the 6.5 million deficit of meters nationwide and can influence an estimated 30 million customers. All meters underneath this programme will likely be sourced from native producers and in-country inventory, to create jobs.
“We’re dedicated to ending estimated billing in all types in Nigeria, and guaranteeing that Nigerians pay just for the electrical energy they devour.”