From Maduabuchi Nmeribeh, Kano
The Management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has urged customers to come forward to pick their meters, as plans have been concluded to end estimated bills.
A Statement released by KEDCO’s Head of Corporate Communications, Ibrahim Sani Shaw aims, dispelled rumour of non-availability of Meters in KEDCO’s franchise area.
According to the Statement, “there are substantial number of meters for any customer who wants to buy and install in their residence, because we are committed to ending estimated billing system which often brings complaints from customers.
” We have meters on ground and as such anyone can visit our website www.kedco.ng/MAP or visit any nearest KEDCO office to register and get their meters at the approved prices by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), three Phase Meter Cost #89, 069.33 and the single Phase Meter Cost is #48, 263.37.
“As a measure to further boost meter acquisition by customers, KEDCO is looking at the possibility of installment as payment option for meters to be acquired by customers as discussions with meter vendors are on-going in that regard.
” Similarly the Management also assures its customers that the increment in tariff will improve availability, quality and reliability of the power supply to customers because minimum power supply will be guaranteed on each feeder according to the bands customers belong to.”
The Statement further stated that, ” in his message, Dr Jamil Isyaku Gwamna, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, KEDCO said “our resolve to end estimated billing is determined by our policy of ensuring our customers get satisfaction and value for their money.
“We are committed to metering and there is no slowing down of the process as we are always on course on issues that will end any forms of complaints in Kano franchise.’’