The attention of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company has been drawn to the story in a section of the media today, 12th July, 2016, saying that Electricity Distribution Companies are alleged to have written to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) pushing for an upward review of electricity tariffs by 100%.
We wish to state unequivocally that Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) did not write to NERC to demand for further review of electricity tariffs, since after the Commission approved the recent increase, which took effect from 1st of February, 2016.
Also, AEDC did not mandate any group or body to write to NERC on its behalf to demand for a 100% or any percentage whatsoever in tariff hike. We, therefore, advise our esteemed customers to disregard any such statement about a purported bid for a further tariff increase, and use this opportunity to reassure them that as a good corporate citizen, AEDC remain committed to the strict implementation of the recent NERC-approved tariff.
Engr. Abimbola Odubiyi
Director (Regulatory & Stakeholders Relations)