Angry electricity users stormed the town hall meeting organised by House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee investigating means of Curbing the Excessive Electricity Charges Levied on Consumers, on Monday with tales of woe.
The meeting was for customers in the North Central zone. Earlier. The committee had been to Lagos, Enugu and Yola.
Many of the consumers who came from Kogi, Niger, Nassarawa and the Federal Capital Territory to the session that held in Nassarawa on Monday, took turns to present their complaints.
The areas of dissatisfaction highlighted included over- billing, non- supply of electricity, rude staff, none- supply of transformers, ignored complaints and low voltage to mention a few.
The displeased customers also did have not compliments for the Managing Director of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Ernest Mupwaya , even as they raised various questions especially on the estimated billing system and issues on operational inefficiencies and inadequacies.
During the tense meeting, there was a major argument on if Communities that buy transformers for themselves in a bid to assist in providing electricity should be compensated or not.