Prepaid meter: DISCOs raise alarm over energy theft

Image result for DISCOs raise alarm over manipulation of prepaid metersAssociation of Nigerian Electricity Distributors have raised alarm that 47 percent of prepaid meters in the country are by-passed by customers at the first four weeks of installation.

Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, ANED, Sunday Oduntan, the major challenge is the low level of power available for Nigerians; adding that the little that is available is stolen by consumers.

Odutan stressed that electricity users and customers will continue to buy electrical infrastructures like transformers and poles, unless liquidity crisis in the sector is taken care of.

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