Katsina state government under the leadership of Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has spent over N300m on power improvement since inception. The governor represented by his Special Adviser (S.A) on power sector Engr. Bashir Adamu made this disclosure during the official opening of the Nigerian Electricity Commission Katsina State Branch.
The S.A. further stated that opening office in the state is a welcome development to enable power consumers in the state to log in their complains with ease.
He then urged the state power consumers to be channelling their complaint in written not verbally to the commission to enable the commission entertain it in time.
The S.A. also stated that the state government spent nothing less than N38m monthly to Kano Electricity Distribution Company for the power consumed by the state government.
Earlier on, the acting chairman of the commission, Dr. Anthony Aka said opening the commission office in the state will go along way in helping the consumers to get maximum benefit from it and also logged it complaint with ease.
In his own words, the acting chairman said: “I want to implore on all of you to continue to pay your bills, not to vandalise or steal on power installations and also remain firm and see that your rights are not tempered with.
The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, Katsina state office is located at No. 7 Abuja crescent, opposite Yakamata Hotel, Hassan Usman Katsina Road, G.R.A Katsina.