Military, MDAs Unsettle Bills To DISCOs N58bn – ANED

 The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), have said that the various Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) are being owed N58 billion in unpaid electricity bills by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the federal, state and local government, including military and paramilitary formations in the country.

The Executive Director, Research and Advocacy of the association, Sunday Oduntan, explained that out of the amount, the Nigerian Army owe eight out of the 11 Discos a total of N15 billion most of which dates back to 2013.

Giving a breakdown of the debt profile at a briefing in Abuja yesterday, he said the Nigerian Army owe the Benin Disco N2.3 billion, Eko Disco N1.9 billion and Ikeja Disco N1.6 billion.

Similarly, he said the Jos Discos is owed N2 billion, Kaduna Disco N6.6 billion, Kano Disco N301 million, Port Harcourt Disco N1.3 billion and Yola Disco N435 million, as at 31st December, 2015.