Federal Government Agree On 2 Months Free Electricity For Nigerians

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The Electricity Distribution Companies has said they have come into line with the federal government to provide a two-month of free electricity to their customers nationwide.
This was contained in a statement by the spokesman of the Electricity Distribution Companies and Executive Director, Research and Advocacy at the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors.
Mr Sunday Oduntan said the decision was in recognition of the challenging effects of the COVID-19 on the economic and daily lives of the customers.
Dandal Kura Radio reports that the House of Representatives had called for the supply of free electricity to Nigerians for two months as part of measures to alleviate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the statement, the initiative is a fulfilment of the DisCos commitments to the nation as they align themselves with the efforts of the National Assembly and the Federal Executive Council to alleviate the hardships that are being faced by customers and Nigerian citizens.
DisCos commended the lawmakers, the Executive arm and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission NERC for their initiative adding that they are committed to working with them to ensure more efficient power supply within the difficult period.
The power firms also reiterated their commitments to improving service delivery to the nation during this COVID-19 pandemic period and thereafter as they advised their customers to stay at home and stay safe.

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