Monday, February 8, 2016

Labour protest electricity tariff hike in Abuja

NLC protest electricity tariff hike in AbujaNLC protest electricity tariff hike in AbujaFollowing the recent 45 percent increase in electricity tariff which took effect from February 1, 2016, the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has staged a massive protest against the hike, saying that it is unnecessary. Under the new power  tariff regime, electricity consumers in R2 class, said to be under residential, will payN24.30 per kilowatt in Abuja; Benin-N24.08; Enugu-N27.13; Ibadan -N23.09; Jos- N26.93; Kaduna – N27.36 and N28.05 (in single phase and three phases); Kano – N20.26 and N26.41; Ikeja – N21.30 and N21.80; Port Harcourt –N24.91; Eko- N24.00 and 25.79; Yola –N23.25 and N24.75 per kilowatt. Meanwhile,  residential customers  under R2 class within Abuja.

NLC protest electricity tariff hike in Abuja
NLC protest electricity tariff hike in Abuja
NLC protest electricity tariff hike in Abuja