NERC Official speaks on crazy billing by PHCN

Channels Television  
Updated September 25, 2012

Uche Okoro, the Special Assistant, Research and Strategy to the Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Sam Amadi on Tuesday blamed the reported incidences of overestimated billing by the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to corruption in the electricity distribution companies.

Mr Okoro, who was a guest on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, assured Nigerians that once the distribution companies are fully concessioned, the cases of estimated billing will be a thing of the past.

He also spoke about the plan of the NERC to ensure that all electricity consumer get the prepaid meter before the 18 month deadline set by the commission.

Watch the video below for the complete discussion.