Lawmakers in Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Tuesday threatened legislative motion towards extreme billing of electrical energy shoppers.
Honourable Israel Ajibola, the Chairman of the House advert hoc Committee on Curbing Excessive Electricity Charges, mentioned this at an interactive session organised by Kano/Kaduna Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs).
As acknowledged by the lawmaker, the decrease home had been inundated with allegations of extreme billing, and DISCO’s refusal to supply meter, in desire for estimated billing.
As acknowledged by him, the committee’s advice would decide the place on the invoice sponsored by the House chief, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The invoice is in search of to criminalise estimated billing system as presently being operated by the distribution firms.