Press Release

18 October 2016

The Management of Yola Electricity Distribution Company wishes to inform its esteem customers that payment of Meters under the NERC “Credit Advanced Payment Metering Implementation” (CAPMI) scheme should be stopped with immediate effect. This follows the directive from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to all distribution companies to wind down the CAPMI scheme by November 1st, 2016.

In view of the above, customers are advised not to make any payment to YEDC staff or partner Banks for any energy meter. However, customers that have paid for meters under the CAPMI scheme and are yet to get their meter installed should be rest assured that YEDC will ensure to maintain its commitment to meter those affected customers.

Furthermore, YEDC new meter roll out plan will be communicated soon to our customers accordingly.


Kingsley Nkemneme, NIPR
Senior Corporate Communication Officer