Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc has begun the rollout of meters under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme to unmetered customers, the Chief Operating Officer, Folake Soetan, has said.
She spoke in Lagos, at the Customers Engagement Forum, to sensitize customers, in Shomolu Business Unit, on the registration process, survey, payment, and installation of meters.
According to reports, that lkeja Electric, alongside one of its MAPs partners, Mojec Metering Asset Company, held an engagement forum, to stimulate customers in Shomolu Business Unit. The MAP scheme is in line with the Federal Government’s commitment to bridge the metering gap.
It entails the empowerment of third-party Companies, identified Meter Asset Providers, by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), to procure, and install meters for electricity consumers under the scheme.
She said, in the first phase, which culminated at the end of July, metering was restricted to only customers in Ikorodu, Abule-Egba and Shomolu business units.
Soetan noted, that from the beginning of August, the exercise has been extended to customers in Ikeja, Akowonjo, and Oshodi business units.
She reiterated the company’s commitment to leverage the opportunity provided by the MAP scheme, to close the metering gap across its network and remove estimated billing.