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Kaduna: KEDC bans relocation of meters



The Kaduna Electrical on Wednesday, stated it has banned the relocation of metres by clients who moved from one constructing to a different.

It warned clients who’re within the behavior of eradicating metres any time they wish to relocate to a special place to desist from such act.

An announcement by Head of Company Communication, Abdulazeez Abdullahi, stated clients who want to relocate to a brand new setting after they’ve bought and glued of their former home, ought to notify the corporate earlier than doing so.

It stated the corporate shall take the duty of putting in a brand new meter for the client on the new property without charge.


“The Administration of Kaduna Electrical hereby informs its valued clients that switch of power meters from the initially put in location to a different location is prohibited.

“Any buyer shifting to a brand new location, space or group ought to solely notify the Firm and a brand new meter can be allotted and put in on the new location.

“This measure was taken to curb the menace of meters theft and unauthorised motion of meters which regularly ends in the shoppers being defrauded, extorted or ignorantly tricked into shopping for a defective meter. It additionally distorts our file conserving.

“Any meter present in a location aside from the place it was initially put in shall be deemed to have been illegally compromised and the client shall be penalized as prescribed by the NERC Rules.”

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