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FG begins mass metering initiative in Kaduna, Kano, Abuja and Lagos

The Federal government of Nigeria, has started mass metering in some parts of the country.

President Buhari in a statement said the Initiative will help to fully meet the 6.5 million deficit of meters nationwide.

funding has been made available for DisCos to roll out 1,000,000 Meters in the first phase, at no cost to consumers.

The statement read in parts

“Under the first phase of the Presidential Mass Metering Initiative, we are making funding immediately available for DisCos to roll out 1,000,000 Meters in the first phase, at no cost to consumers. Deployment has already started in parts of Kano, Kaduna, Lagos and Abuja.

“Future phases of this Metering Initiative will help us fully meet the 6.5 million deficit of meters nationwide, and will impact an estimated 30 million consumers. All meters under this program will be sourced from local manufacturers and in-country stock, to create jobs.

“We are committed to ending estimated billing in all forms in Nigeria, and ensuring that Nigerians pay only for the electricity they consume.”

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