Jos residents oppose hike in electricity tariff

16:34 25/05/2012 Plateau - Some residents of Jos say they are opposed to the proposed hike in electricity tariff by the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), BusinessDay reports.

The residents said on Friday that increasing the tariff when electricity supply had not improved was not appropriate.

Mr Sam Amadi, the NERC Chairman, on May 12 at a meeting in Abuja with electricity generation companies, announced June 1 as the take of date.

See details: BusinessDay