FG MOVES TO SANITISE METERING SYSTEM

By NBF NEWS
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The administrator of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Mr. Imamuddeen Talba, has said that the Federal Government is currently working to sanitise the country's metering system.

Talba said this had become imperative for the promotion of efficiency in energy measurement in the country.

He made the announ-cement in Lagos on Sunday at a stockholders' forum organised by the Metering Committee of the NERC.

The administrator, who was represented by the Deputy General Manager, Government and Consumer Affairs, NERC, Mr. Anthony Akah, explained that the purpose of metering sanity was to ensure optimum customer satisfaction.

It was also aimed at ensuring maximum revenue generation and collection in the Nigerian electricity industry, he noted.

He said the committee was aware that a major task in the electricity industry in the country was market development.

According to him,the committee has resolved that its activities encourage private sector investment.