20 November 2015, Kano – The Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDCO, has disclosed it has procured 100,000 smart meters for distribution across Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states to stem the tide of estimated billing.
A statement issued by its spokesman, Mohammed Kandi, said the effort was part of the firm’s plans to roll out at least 500,000 meters to its customers within five years.
It said: “KEDCO has begun the execution of its five years investment plans which include stepping up its investment needs in line with the directives of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, that Distribution Companies should provide meters for all their customers.”
The Disco however appealed for patience from its customers as it is determined to cater to the electricity need of the people, the statement also said.
*Simon Echewofun Sunday – Daily Trust