Public Consultation Forum Meeting

17 September 2015

The Public consultative forum meeting as directed by NERC held within the four states of our coverage area namely Adamawa, Taraba, Yobe and Borno state commenced with Adamawa state on September 1st 2015 and concluded on September 7, 2015 in Maiduguri the Borno State Capital.

The Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) has reiterated its commitment to the power sector reform. The Acting Chief Executive Officer of the company, Engr Baba Umara Mustapha, made this known, in Yola, while declaring open a Public Consultation Forum on Electricity Tariff Review.

Mustapha, who was represented by the Senior Corporate Communication officer of the company, Mr. Kingsley Nkemneme, said YEDC, which covered Adamawa, Yobe, Taraba and Borno states, was committed to supporting the various aspects of power sector reforms meant to improve service delivery and productivity. Mustapha said the forum was to provide opportunity for stakeholders and customers to discuss issues. Also speaking, the company’s Secretary/Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Barrister Bala Mohammed, said the forum was an opportunity for the company to explain its proposed tariff classification and rate review.