NERC Waits on Buhari to End Geometric’s Lease Dispute

NERC Chairman, Dr. Sam Amadi says resolution of dispute crucial to its embedded generation programme

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) yesterday said the long drawn disputes over the 20-year lease granted to Geometric Power Aba Limited to generate, transmit and distribute electricity in the Aba and Ariaria business districts of the Enugu electricity distribution network would have been sorted out if not for the subsisting lawsuits filed by the contending parties.

NERC Chairman, Dr. Sam Amadi, disclosed this in Abuja that long before the expiration of the term of former President Goodluck Jonathan, he (Jonathan) had granted his consent to determine the dispute, using its regulatory powers but that his initial efforts were bungled by the lawsuits.

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