FG, DisCos declare 2-month free electricity for Nigerians – Daily Trust

FG, DisCos declare 2-month free electricity for Nigerians

4/9/2020 11:16:00 AM

FG, DisCos declare 2-month free electricity for Nigerians

Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) say they have aligned with the Federal Government to provide a two-month rebate of free electricity to customers nationwide. The DisCos’ spokesman, Sunday Oduntan, in a statement yesterday, said this was in recognition of the challenging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economic and daily lives of the customers. He …

Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) say they have aligned with the Federal Government to provide a two-month rebate of free electricity to customers nationwide.The DisCos’ spokesman, Sunday Oduntan, in a statement yesterday, said this was in recognition of the challenging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economic and daily lives of the customers.

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He stated: “We’re also completely aligned with the plans to ensure palliative measures, including free electricity supply to all Nigerians for two months, to make life easier, during the lockdown period. Details of implementation to come soon.”He said the initiative was a fulfilment of the DisCos’ commitment to the nation as they aligned themselves with the efforts of the legislature and the executive to mitigate the hardships currently being borne by their customers and Nigerian citizens.

ADVERTISEMENTHOW OVER 5000 NIGERIA MEN HAVE PERMANENTLY OVERCOME TERRIBLE BEDROOM PERFORMANCE DUE TO THIS RECENT DISCOVERY BY MEDICAL CONSULTANTSThe DisCos commended the legislature, the executive and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission for their initiative, saying they were committed to working with them to ensure more efficient power supply within the difficult period.

The power firms also reiterated their commitment to improving service delivery to the nation during the pandemic period.They advised their customers to stay home and stay safe. Download Daily Trust News App Read more: Daily Trust »

IBEDC says it's not agreed on yet On going discussion How will free electricity for 2 months be implemented for metered consumers? Will their meters stop reading while they are enjoying free electricity? For those without prepaid meters, the DisCos may choose not to bill them for 2 months. Promises are easier made than fulfilled.

Wot abt pple using pre paid Supposing it is chad that announce 2monrhs free light for Chadians now hmmm Buhari for don enter trouble for wailers mouth Idris Debt for be their hero not minding the hour of power supply to chad mcheeewwww What should we do now that they're bringing Bill to our houses? It is a shame that don't kmow what agreement is.When was the agreement reached? Where is the signed document of the agreement. I remember it wad the same that misinformed Nigerians that NERC capped estimated billing at 1800.

Free electricity or free darkness? Unna sorry o....i swear there won't be power supply through out this two months i can bet my life, there is nothing free in Nigeria 🤣u better wake up and start saving some change for fuel😀 Well done and wanda full Another scam incoming...soon we go hear say power plant don catch fire😂😂😂😂

NSIP Independent Monitors' activities has been crippled and interrupted in the country. Due to the delayed of 2 Months Stipends (February and March, 2020), in addition with the Convid-19 Situation in the globe. Monitors are Suffering. bolaji99342270 You cannot give what you don't have. The only thing they will give is darkness as usual.

Are you thinking my thinking? Believe me 2-month after, some billions will be missed in the name of Electricity free to Nigerians. They declared and then Nepa took the light. Na wa What about customers with prepaid miter I hope is not 2 months black out in disguise We have been enjoying 20 to 23 hours of light in kaduna kawo new extension

How will this policy affect people with prepaid meter For light wey we no dey get, say something else please 🙄 That means the light will not stable The link is not opening Really can this happen When cos we don't have light in my area This is one of the 3 palliatives I asked the FG to take responsibility of and make available to all Nigerians. The other 2 are: 1) 50 - 100liters of kerosene for those using the same for cooking, and 2) Ditto 25 - 50kg of cooking gas for those using the stuff. All F.O.C.

What of doses using prepaid matters This is so beneficial to me because I enjoy about 20hours of electricity daily. Thank you EKEDP . Eshe gan. What about those with prepaid meters? I can tell you categorically now that since the news bursted out yesterday evening they took the light yet to restore it back till now

D light no first de,,, is it part of the free? Abi all this one dey mad ni How far we that are using prepaid Only if the quantity and duration wouldn't reduce Future impossible tense But they have started sharing of bills, what a nation Light wey we no de see... And so? So we should all be dancing abi... the same electricity I have not seen for five days now. Rubbish

We that don’t even have transformer 🤷🏾‍♀️ The have share the bill in my area apapa No light since more than 4days here in Ona-osa area, Lagos From which month? Our day3 witout light means somtin Omo Am scared another 2 month ahead See them. 2month of black out u mean. No different. Pls xpartiate the word Free

Awon yeye 🇳🇬😆😂 Hope the details will not shock Nigerians. What of those using card meter How do people using prepaid meters benefit from this What of customers who are using prepaid meters? When we were paying, no electricity. Is it when it is free that there be supply? This is not achievable please. Kudos to FG and disco. May God bless Nigeria and we people of her

Because Ghana declared 3 month free water and electric supply ,Nigeria want to copy them 😂🤣😂🤣😂 It will not happen here in Nigeria This is how the government shall been doing Lol, when will it start because my unit is still dropping Palliative that will have a long-term negative effect on us, right? is it where, we will not be having power supply again or after the epileptic supply, we will be paying for, what we did not consume? no iota of sincerity in this.

I cannot believe it 😂😂😂😂 make it happen first!!!! And make it happen forever that shiii is not hard!!!!! Good decision indeed. Good bye to stable light. Please what happens to us who uses the pre-paid meter Ebi like say we no go get light again I no trust this govt Have we seen light for the electricity bills we paid for? You guys has cracked a lot of joke lately please give the citizens some space to breath.

Please you people, should stop giving Nigerian fake news,,,,,, because yesterday phdc,came to shut down my street due last month light fee 😃😃😃😃😃😃😃 Like say we get the light Please they should not come and say that in my area oh For about 4weeks now we don't have light Nice They are very stupid before what are they waiting for? Ghana, Niger that we gave electricity already declared free electricity but my country are still discussing about whether to give or not🥺🥺

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DisCos, FG agree on 2 months free electricity for Nigerians – Daily TrustThe Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) on Wednesday said they have aligned with the federal government to provide a two-month rebate of free electricity to their customers nationwide. NERCNG Wow! This is interesting. For real? Buhari

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COVID-19: DisCos promise Nigerians free electricity for two monthsFor the period of the current coronavirus pandemic, DisCos have promised to supply electricity to their consumers free of charge nationwide. So will still go and ask for it When we hardly see the light Abeg no give us,just free us make we start our normal life

COVID-19: Lawan urges FG to ensure equity in stimulus package for NigeriansPresident of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, urged the Federal Government to ensure equity and fairness in the distribution of the stimulus package across the country. And the fire came Rubbish how would there be fairness when the money is not pay to individual account and the money is given selected people while everybody is suffering the so call lock down Is North and Lagos, just like $22.7B loan. Thunder fire una, we are watching the scam called Nigeria. *A Government that cannot finish sharing over 7 million Voter Cards in two years but shared ₦5.2bn in 72 hours for poor people...*

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