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NERC not increasing electricity tariffs

13 July 2016, 21:36

Abuja - The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission has stated that there will be no tariff increase on electricity as previously stated by distribution companies, Vanguard reported.

According to reports, distribution companies such as Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry are demanding a 100 percent increase in tariffs.

NERC has come out stating that they have not received any request for a 100 percent increase.

Also read: Senate orders suspension of electricity tariff increase

Nigerians are currently experiencing economy challenges and this would not be the time to be increasing electricity tariffs.

Electrical distribution companies should be responsible to appreciate the state of the economy.

In the past the Nigeria Labour Congress has once picketed over the non-reduction of electricity tariff.

For more on this story visit Vanguard


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