By; TINA PHINEAS, Yola
The House of Representatives Committee on electricity crazy bills have been urged to ensure that consumers are allowed to make inputs during it’s public hearing.
Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla, Who stated this while receiving the Committee at the Presidential Lodge in Yola, explained that illegalities are rampant and need to be addressed for stable and acceptable bills.
Bindow, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Martins Babale said adequate provisions of enough prepaid electricity meters will go a long way to check problems associated with electricity supply.
He urged them to also make adequate provisions for training of staff of the electricity distribution companies to serve the people better.
In a remark Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Umar Buba Bindir commended the committee members and expressed optimism that the public hearing in the state will bring about positive change in the sector.
Speaking earlier Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on crazy billing by electricity distribution companies, Mr. Israel Ajibola said the committee have been to South West and South East on the same mission and urged that prominent among complains received have to do with substandard meters, crazy Billings among others.
He expressed optimism that at the end of the exercise the House will deliberate and come up with acceptable solutions to associated problems.