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House of Reps committee orders NERC to suspend planned electricity tariff hike

The house of representatives committee on power has called on the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend its planned increase in electricity tariff.

Okay.ng recalls that NECR had issued a directive to electricity distribution companies (DisCos) asking them to effect an upward review in tariff hike starting from April.

National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)
National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

However, the reps committee chairman, Aliyu Magaji during a meeting on Tuesday asked NERC to issue another directive suspending the electricity traffic hike until the matter is well discussed.

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Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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