Power outage in Abuja, Nasarawa, Kogi, Niger ends, AEDC issues resolved

The Ministry of Power has resolved disagreement that lead the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) to shut down all operations of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) indefinitely for most parts of yesterday Monday 6 December 2021.

On the directives of the Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar D. Aliyu, the minister of state for power lead the meeting of all stakeholders in Abuja, which resolved all the areas of disagreement and set out a timeline for addressing all outstanding issues.

A statement at the end of the meeting says: “a meeting between the leadership of NUEE and relevant government institutions in the power sector over the industrial action which affected the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) franchise area regarding the unresolved dispute with the management of AEDC over unpaid entitlements, it was resolved that; government intervened with the firm arrangement to ensure the payment of the outstanding entitlements of AEDC staff within twenty-one (21) days counting from the date of the signing of this MOU.”

The industrial action was immediately suspended and power restored to all the franchise areas of AEDC. The meeting was led by the minister of state for power Mr Goddy Jeddy Agba, who had in attendance representatives of the industrial unions and other stakeholders like BPE and NERC.

The Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar D. Aliyu assured that this administration will continue to address all grey areas; to ensure that the power sector reforms embarked upon by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administrations fully transform the sector.

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