Is Nigeria’s electricity tariff hike necessary?

Is Nigeria’s electricity tariff hike necessary?


Nigeria’s electricity regulator on February 1 implemented a new electricity tariff that has sparked protests from the country’s main labour union. According to NERC, the tariff hike was necessary to attract investments to the power sector. The Senate has also asked electricity distribution companies to suspend the implementation of the tariff. George Etomi, Director, Eko Distribution Company joins CNBC Africa for more.

Mon, 22 Feb 2016