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Eko Disco expresses commitment to safety

Eko Disco expresses commitment to safety

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Eko Electricity Distribution Company has said it remains committed to health, safety and environment. The power firm, in a statement on Wednesday, announced the introduction of an HSE awareness engagement with children. It also reiterated its commitment to the inclusion of all stakeholders in its operations and contributing optimally to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals on good health and wellbeing, quality education as well as affordable and clean energy respectively. The EKEDC said the recent engagement session it had with children was borne out of its decision  to engage young minds at an early stage in order to educate them on the rudiments of HSE. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, EKEDC, Mr Adeoye Fadeyibi, said the session was part of the compa...
Experts insist on mass metering before implementation of new tariff

Experts insist on mass metering before implementation of new tariff

Business
Experts have criticised the implementation of the new electricity tariff structure and urged the Federal Government to ensure that electricity consumers are metered first before the commencement to eliminate outrageous billings.   Nigerians had heaved a sigh of relief when the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP), announced plans to commence free distribution of meters but it was momentary, as distribution companies (DisCos) also announced the implementation of the revised service-based reflective tariff as approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) the following day. Given that the metering programme commenced on November 1, it is at the incubation phase, hence, only a few Nigerians have collected the ‘free’ meter as many are still at the regist...