FG is set to establish an electricity offences tribunal to tackle power-related offences

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The Federal Government, on Thursday, declared that it was perfecting the process for the establishment of an electricity offences tribunal with an inbuilt appeal system to speedily tackle power-related offences.

It also declared that a total of over 2 Million meters in the power sector had been tested and calibrated, as most of the equipment had been deployed for use by consumers across the country.

On June 2, 2024, news men reported that the latest update on metering by the Federal Government showed that 609,585 electricity consumers were metered in 2023, while the number of unmetered registered power users nationwide stood at over 7 Million.

The report stated that data from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission indicated that out of the over 13 million registered consumers who get supply from the national grid, over 5 Million have been metered.

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