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AEDC Disconnects Niger Govt. House, Ministries, Departments, Others from Power

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Aliyu Lawan 

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has disconnected Niger state government house, ministries departments and agencies over accumulated Electricity bills amounting to one point three billion naira (1.3 Billion).

The Public Relations Officer of AEDC Niger region Alhaji Mohammed Adamu stated this in a statement in Minna.

Mohammed Adamu said this follows the expiration of one week notice given to Niger state government to settle its bills which he said was not forthcoming.

According to him, Niger state House of Assembly has initially intervened between the company in which agreement was reached with Niger state government to settle eighty percent of the debt stressing that since then there was no any commitment from government.

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Adamu confirmed that though  the state government has been paying its current bills for about three months but the disconnection however was due to outstanding bills from twenty fifteen to date.

When contacted, Chief Press Secretary to Niger state Governor Mrs Mary Noel Berje said she was not aware of any disconnection by AEDC.

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