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NERC summons DISCOs over estimated bills

By Ediri Ejoh

Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, yesterday summoned all Distribution Companies, DISCOs, and other relevant stakeholdersto a meeting on way forward over metering of customers to discourage estimated billings.

This according to the regulator, came on the heels of cries from customers over estimated billings across the country.

Making this known to Vanguard, Acting Chairman, NERC, Dr. Anthony Akah, said the sector was flooded with challenges that were already been looked into by NERC.

“We are planning to call for a meeting between this week or next, with all the DISCOs, meter manufacturers, installers, and other stakeholders.

“This is to look at issues bordering on metering scheme and also ensuring that the emphasis of metering customers are met, so we can reduce the incessant cry from the consumers, business entity of the alleged ‘over billing’ from the DISCOs.”



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