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Federal Government plans electricity offences tribunal, activates 2.6 million meters

Written by on June 21, 2024

The Federal Government, today declares that it is perfecting the process for the establishment of an electricity offences tribunal with an inbuilt appeal system to speedily tackle power-related offences.

It is also declaring that a total of two million six hundred and fifty-five thousand four hundred and eighty-eight meters in the power sector had been tested and calibrated, as most of the equipment had been deployed for use by consumers across the country.

On June 2, 2024, journalists reported that the latest update on metering by the Federal Government showed that 609,585 electricity consumers were metered in 2023, while the number of unmetered registered power users nationwide stood at seven million three hundred and nineteen thousand eight hundred and forty-six

Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja yesterday, the Managing Director, Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency, Aliyu Tahir, states that in line with the mandate of the agency, NEMSA has tested and calibrated over 2.6 million meters.

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