The international customers of Nigeria’s electricity have been warned by the Federal Government of Nigeria to pay up their outstanding and current bills or risk been disconnected.
Nigeria’s international electricity customers are Togo, Benin and Niger Republic. They have $7million outstanding bills. And further warned these countries that “electricity is not charity”.
The chairman, West African Power Pool (WAAP), Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, whom reporters in Abuja accused of playing the big brother with Nigeria’s electricity to the countries, disclosed that Nigeria was also strict with the international customers just as the Nigerians in debt recovery.
Mohammed, who is also the Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), recalled that on his assumption of office, the outstanding bills of the international customers were over $100million.
Stressing that Nigeria does not supply any customers electricity for free, he noted that the Federal Government disconnects the international customers just as it does to Nigerians when they owe electricity debts.
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The Nigerian Government has told the governments of Togo and the Republic of Benin to pay up their electricity debt.
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