Nigeria: Huge Debts, Vandalism Behind Poor Electricity Supply in Aba – Geometric Power

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The management of APL Electric Company Limited, Aba, a subsidiary of Geometric Power Company, has attributed the poor power supply in Aba, Abia State, to the huge debts owed by its customers, vandalism of power equipment, metre bypassing and assault against Aba power staff carrying out their legitimate duties in the city.

Residents of Aba, have accused APL who is the operator of the Aba ring fenced area, of giving poor power supply and estimated billing to its customers in the city. They called for the installation of prepaid metres and lamented that the incidence of estimated bills and being charged for what they did not consume are affecting their daily living and businesses.

However, during a town hall meeting with the Aba Landlords Association,in Aba, Managing Director of APL, Patrick Umeh, explained that the company has been importing power from the Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, since the Geometric Power plant in Osisioma Ngwa Industrial layout is yet to be commissioned.


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