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Reps instructs NERC to suspend increase in electricity tariff

Valentine Chinyem

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

The committee chairman, Aliyu Magaji, stated this on Tuesday in Abuja.

The committee chairman, asked NERC to issue a directive suspending the upward review pending proper consultations on the matter.

Recall that NERC had directed the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to enforce an upward review of the tariff starting from April 1.