The 11 Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, under the aegis of Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), have insisted that they will bolster the transition to supply free power to all customers inside their system in the following two month.
The DISCOs expressed that this will be a palliative measure to acquire help to Nigerians the substance of the COVID-19 initiated period.
Review that the House of Representatives had uncovered its thought of a new Stimulus Bill that will permit Nigerians to appreciate power supply for two months with no charge.
While affirming the improvement, Mr. Sunday Oduntan, Executive Director, Research and Advocacy Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), in an announcement expressed that “Subtleties of the usage of plans for the free power supply will come soon.
“We are lined up with the designs to guarantee palliative measures, including free power supply to all Nigerians for two months, to make life simpler, during the lockdown time frame.
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“We perceive the difficult impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the monetary and day by day lives of our clients.
“In satisfaction of our duties to the country, we thus adjust ourselves to the endeavors of the National Assembly and the Federal Executive Council to alleviate the hardships that are presently looked by our clients and different residents everywhere throughout the nation.”
Oduntan said that DisCos likewise complimented the Federal Legislators, the Executive arm and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for the activity.
He said that the DisCos were focused on working with them to guarantee progressively effective force supply inside this troublesome period, as the country fights with the desolates of COVID-19.
“Once more, as a key utility player in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), we thusly repeat our promise to improving assistance conveyance to the country during this pandemic period and from there on,” Oduntan included.