//SEVEN ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES TO FACE SANCTION OVER BILLING

SEVEN ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES TO FACE SANCTION OVER BILLING

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC ) on Tuesday notified seven electricity distribution companies (DisCos ) of its intention to sanction them for flouting its estimated billing cap.

This Follows complaints by non-metered customers, to the commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

According to a statement by the regulatory Chairman, Prof James Momoh and the Commissioner, Legal, Licencing and Compliance, Dafe Akpeneye, the commission,had given the DisCos four days beginning from June 4, 2020, to explain why they should not penalized for alleged non-compliance.

The affected DisCos are Port-Harcourt, Benin, Enugu, Eko, Ikeja, Kano and Kaduna.

Recall NERC had on February 25 directed all the 11 DisCos to provide them with meters or peg their bills at N1, 800 monthly.