Port Harcourt Disco Urges FG, States To Pay N10.2b Electricity Debt

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company has urged both the Federal and State Governments to pay the N10.2 billion electricity bill they owed the company.
A statement issued by PHED’s Manager of Corporate Communication, John Onyi, on Monday in Port Harcourt quoted the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Naveen Kapoor as demanding the payment of the debt.
It said Kapoor made the appeal when officials of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture visited PHED’s headquarters in Port Harcourt.
He said: “PHED is dissatisfied over non-payment of electricity bills owed by various categories of customers that amount to over N138.5 billion as at the close of business in July 2018.
“Out of this figure, the Federal and states Ministries, Departments and Agencies are indebted to PHED to the tune of over N10.2 billion.