IE to refund customers for prepaid meters

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Agency Reporter

 

IKEJA Electric (IE) says it is designing a proposal to refund its customers for prepaid meters procured under the ongoing Meter Assets Provider (MAP) scheme.

The Head, Corporate Communications, Mr. Felix Ofulue, in an interview yesterday in Ikeja with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that the proposal was, however, subject to the approval of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

NAN reports that a customer under the network pays N39, 765.86 for a single-phase meter and N72, 085.68 (VAT inclusive) for a three-phase meter.

Ofulue said the refund would either be in discounted tariffs or release of energy usage to cover the amount over a period of time upon approval by NERC.