The management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has staed that it would “launch metering in line with the directive by Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC) to enforce the provision of meters to customers.”
This was contained in a statement issued by the company’s head of corporate communications, Ibrahim Sani Shawai, on Thursday.
The statement read in part: “This will cover all KEDCO franchise areas and immediately after the launch, the vendors will begin the metering across board.
“This is one directive amongst many that KEDCO have been abiding by as a company that is law abiding and one that seeks to reduce all complaints from estimated billing system in our quest to ensure that our customers get value for their money in line with best global practice that befits a distribution company of the contemporary time.
“The five vendors and the breakdown of the meter roll out plan include: Mojec International 175, 000 for Kano Central and East, Cresthill Engineering Ltd 100, 000 for Katsina North and South, Armese Consulting Ltd 100, 000 for Kano Industrial and Jigawa South, Momas 50, 000 for Kano West and Katsina Central and Meron Nigeria Ltd 50, 000 for Jigawa North.
“The prices set by NERC remains the official prices. The prices for single and three phase meters were fixed at N33, 330.35 and N63, 862.72, respectively, excluding VAT.”