Nigeria Army, Nigeria Air Force, Other Govt Agencies set to be Disconnected over Unpaid Bills

The Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air Force, and 25 other Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) are set to be disconnected over outstanding electricity bills.

Politics Nigeria reports that the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) on Saturday issued warning to the 27 MDAs.

The electricity company threatened to disconnect their power supply by Monday, June 3, if they fail to settle their debts.

The power company, in a notice, also listed the Kogi State Government, and Niger State Government among others, as defaulters.

The notice reads: “This is to inform the general public that AEDC will disconnect all customers with outstanding electricity bills on June 3, 2024. Timely payment of electricity bills is crucial for the continued operation and enhancement of AEDC’s infrastructure, ensuring we can deliver efficient and reliable service to our community.”

The list of government agencies at risk of disconnection includes:

1. Nigeria Army
2. Nigeria Airforce
3. Defence Headquarters (HQ)
4. Federal Capital Development Authority
5. Kogi State Government
6. Niger State Government
7. Nigeria Police Force HQ
8. Nigerian Army Barracks
9. Federal Ministry of Industry
10. Nigeria Police Force HQ
11. Nigerian Army Barracks
12. Power House
13. Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) House 1
14. Head of Service
15. Ministry of Education
16. Ministry of Women Affairs
17. Ministry of Industry
18. Ministry of Trade
19. Ministry of Interior
20. Ministry of Water Resources
21. National Stadium
22. Goodluck Jonathan Athletics Hall
23. Ministry of Finance
24. Ministry of Education
25. Ministry of Trade
26. National Planning Commission (Budget)
27. Ministry of Works
28. Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Abuja.

The AEDC’s warning comes a month after the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission approved a 300% increase in the electricity tariff for Band A consumers to ensure sustainable energy distribution.

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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