Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja
The spokesman for the Vice-President, Mr. Laolu Akande, says the recent hike in electricity tariff will not affect Nigerians because the hike is targeted at only those who experience stable electricity for 12 hours and above.
Akande said this on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ programme on Wednesday.
He was responding to a question on how the Federal Government’s ‘Economic Survival Fund’ would ameliorate the suffering of Nigerians in the face of electricity tariff hike and an increase in the pump price of petrol.
The Presidential aide said, “Regarding the electricity tariff, the majority of Nigerians will not be paying more and...readmore