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Adelabu claims Federal Government still Pays Electricity Subsidy Despite Tariff Hike

Written by on April 12, 2024

As the recent hike in electricity tariff continues to stir controversies, the Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, claims the Federal Government is subsidizing electricity despite the recent hike in tariff for Band A customers.

In a televised interview, the minister says the government has about N1.8trillion to pay in electricity subsidy for 2024.

Adelabu insists that the Electricity Act, 2023 made provisions for the review of tariff twice a year.

With slight remorse, the Minister, also apologised to Nigerians for saying Nigerians lack the culture of electricity consumption management.


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