Electricity tariff hike: Details of Osinbajo’s meeting with NASS leadership emerge


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Osinbajo, heads the Power Sector Reform Coordination Working Group.

The National Assembly had in a statement on Monday, said its leadership had agreed with the DisCos to suspend the planned increase.

Lawan, who spoke with State House correspondents after the meeting, said the increase was untimely as necessary parameters should be on ground before such hike.

“The joint leadership of the National Assembly sat yesterday with the DISCOs and Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and we believe that…



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