Abuja - Electricity distribution companies (Discos) have kicked against the new rule by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) that exempted electricity customers from paying the fixed charge element of electricity tariff in any month where there are 15 consecutive days of non supply.
The firms described the new rule as unenforceable because they were not solely responsible for such prolonged power outages, reports Peoples Daily.
They noted that the order as made without due consultations with them.
NERC is, however insisting that the regulation was made following consistent complaints by consumers of poor services by the Discos.
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