Lagos – The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC, has advised its customers not to pay anyone for meters, as the National Mass Metering Programme, NMMP, is still on going.
In a statement, the company’s General Manager, Corporate Communications, Godwin Idemudia, encouraged those who are yet to register to do so in order to be eligible for the programme.
He recalled that the NMMP which commenced in October 2020, is an initiative of the Federal government in collaboration with the Electricity Distribution Companies or Discos and the local meter manufacturers to bridge the metering gap in the country by providing smart meters to all electricity consumers.
Idemudia reiterated that the programme started with a pre-installation survey, followed by installation of meters for the customers and those are yet to register he advised to visit their official website and fill the application form in order to benefit from the programme.
He restated that metering under this programme is free as customers are not to pay any amount to be metered, he added that ‘we want to repeat that metering under this programme is absolutely free and all our customers should not at any point pay any amount to our staff or partners for the purchase of meters’
‘The form is free and can be accessed on our website and if anyone makes any demands from you, please report to us immediately for swift action,” he said.