Nigerians Blow Hot As Disco Hike Electricity Tariff

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Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 approved an increase in electricity tariff.

This is coming three months after the National Assembly tried to stopped the implementation increase of the tariff which was scheduled to take place in July 1, after the National Assembly prevailed on the distribution companies.

A NERC document on Tuesday showed that electricity customers, except those receiving less than 12 hours of supply, would have to pay more for electricity starting from September 1, 2020.

The development, however, did not go down well with Nigerians who feels this should not be coming at a time the nation’s economy has been affected due to the outbreak of Coronavirus.

Here are some reactions of Nigerians on the Micro-blogging platform, Twitter.

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