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April 19, 2024

People Talk: How is the new electricity tariff and band rates in your area

People Talk: How is the new electricity tariff and band rates in your area

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About two weeks after the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) approved an increase of 300 percent in electricity tariff for Band A consumers, Nigerians are still complaining that it has not translated to improved power supply.

some communities have approached their respective DISCOs, requesting to be downgraded to Band B.

People talk took to the street to speak to Nigerians on how they’ve been coping with the new tariff.