COVID-19: DisCos, FG agree on 2-month free electricity for Nigerians - 2 years ago
As a way of helping Nigerians cope with the ordeals that resulted from the spread of coronavirus, the federal government and Distribution Companies (DisCos) have agreed to provide free electricity for all Nigerians. According to Barrister Sunday Oduntan, the executive director of research and advocacy at the Association of Nigeiarian Electricity Distributors (ANED), on Wednesday, April 8, this gesture will last for two months, Daily Trust reports. Oduntan said that the offer is aimed at making”life easier, during the lockdown period. Details of implementation to come soon.” He added that the DisCos are committed to aligning themselves with the National Assembly and the executive arm of the federal government which are both bent on coming up with more palliatives that will reduce the hardship of Nigerians at this difficult time. The ANED chief went on to say that within and even beyond the time the offer will last, the companies will ensure that there is stable power supply nationwide.