July 18, 2024

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company has increased the tariff payable by customers on Band A feeders.

In a statement on Wednesday, the company’s Head of Corporate Communication, Abdulazeez Abdullahi, said the premium customers will now pay N209.5/kWh instead of N206.80/kWh.

In the statement titled, ‘Upward Review of Tariff for Band A Feeders’, Abdullahi disclosed that the new tariff became effective on July 1.

“Dear esteemed customers, the Management of Kaduna Electric informs the public of an upward review in the tariff of Band A feeders from N206.80/kWh to N209.5/kWh.

“The review is effective from 1st July 2024 and affects both prepaid and postpaid customers[./b]

[b]“Kaduna Electric assures customers on its Band A feeders of the continued availability of 20-24hrs supply daily as stipulated in the Service Based Tariff regime,” the statement read.

It clarified, [i]“The public should please note that the tariff for Bands B, C, D, and E remains unchanged.”

The PUNCH reports that the tariff hike is coming amid complaints from customers, including manufacturers as well as public and private institutions that their monthly electricity bills are grossly unaffordable.

 

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