Lagos State House of Assembly has urged the Federal Government to allow states or local governments that can generate electricity to do so.Obasa made this known during the plenary session held on Tuesday.The Speaker explained that concentrating electricity generation in the hands of the Federal Government, when there are no resources to do so is wrong.He then ordered the Clerk of the House, Mr Azeez Sanni to write the National Assembly and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing on the resolution of the House on the matter.

Representing Kosofe Constituency 2, Hon. Tunde Braimoh called on the National Assembly to expedite action on the Electricity Power Reform Act 2018 that criminalizes the estimated billing system.He added that the House should call on the National Assembly to amend the schedule two of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to allow states and local governments to generate electricity.“The National Assembly should expedite action on the Electricity Reform Act 2018.

“I call on the Minister of Power and the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to call on Eko and Ikeja DISCOs to desist from taking transformers away from consumers over non-payment of bills.


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