Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) have offered to supply free electricity to Nigerians for two months to reduce the effect of the Covid-19 lockdown.
This was according to a statement by the Executive Director (Research & Advocacy) Association of Nigeiarian Electricity Distributors (ANED) Barrister Sunday Oduntan on Thursday, he stated that it is the company’s way of aligning with the plan to ensure palliative measures during the lockdown.
“In fulfilment our commitments to the nation, we hereby align ourselves with the efforts of the National Assembly and the Federal Executive to mitigate the hardships that are currently being borne by our customers and other citizens all over the country.
“We commend the Federal Legislators, the Executive arm and The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for their initiative and we are committed to working with them to ensure more efficient power supply within this difficult period, as the nation battles with the ravages of COVID-19.
“We are 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.”