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A group, All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum, on Thursday commended the National Assembly for playing a pivotal role in halting the increment in tariffs by the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).

The group’s National Coordinator, Mr Adeola Samuel-Ilori, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the intervention by the legislative arm was timely and showed their commitment to the well-being of Nigerians.

NAN reports that the DisCos had earlier announced plans to increase electricity tariffs for all categories of customers from July 1, but had to suspend it till 2021, following the intervention of the National Assembly.

Samuel-Ilori said: “I think we should appreciate the National Assembly for their timely intervention, as they seem to show that they really have the interest of the people at heart.

“It may be because they too are affected and they don’t have the choice of doing otherwise; but be that as it may, it’s a welcome…

Source: Guardian Newspaper