IBEDC says it has metered all of its MD customers

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Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, on Wednesday, said it had metered all its Maximum Demand customers as directed by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, The Punch reports.

The IBEDC, whose franchise area spans Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Kwara as well as parts of Ekiti, Niger and Kogi states, clarified that the NERC directive that consumers without prepaid meters should stop paying estimated bills was only applicable to MD consumers.

It said; “IBEDC has since complied with the directive by metering all our identified MD customers.” The company however said the metering process for its residential customers within the IBEDC coverage area was ongoing. It said, “Despite the attendant challenges, we are metering intensively, as the plan is to meter over 120,000 customers in 2017.”