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Abuja DISCO to install 4,000 smart meters in Niger


Jan 21, 2016




The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) on Thursday said 4,000 prepaid meters would be introduced in Niger State as a feature of the 5,000 free shrewd meter bundle.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that AEDC started the shrewd meter establishment in December a year ago in Tunga range of Minna, the state capital.

The AEDC has introduced free 1,000 brilliant meters out of the 5,000 reserved for the state. Dr Mazi Akubuko, AEDC Deputy Regional Manager in Niger, uncovered this in a meeting with NAN in Minna.

“We started establishment of the meters in December a year ago. So far we have introduced 1,000

The equalization of 4,000 prepaid meters just arrived and we will initiate establishment by February this year,” he said.

Akubuko clarified that after effective dispersion of the meters in Tunga then it is stretched out to different parts of the state. He said that the clients in the region were starting to hold onto the measure as it would spare them from the issue of assessed bills.

Mr Mathew Okeafor, a power customer in the Tunga, told NAN that he was in his office when he got a phone call from the AEDC to introduce the meter at his home.

Okeafor said that no cash was paid for the meter, including that it has been working as it demonstrates power charge “pay as you devour”.

“Since they introduced this meter in December I have not squabbled about power charges once more. This is a meter that everyone ought to get,” he said.

NAN likewise reports that the AEDC brilliant meter system was a piece of the organization’s push to give meters to every one of its clients inside of the following four years.


By Fasasi

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