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Electricity Meters to cost N3000 in Imo- Dr Albert Okorogu

By Chigozie Igbo Dr Albert Okorogu, the Pioneer DG and CEO of the newly established electricity agency, named Imo state Power & Rural Electrification Agency(I-POREA) has stated that his agency has plans at bringing down the cost of electricity meters in all the 27 LGAs of Imo to 3000(Three Thousand Naira). He made this assertion recently in his office in an interaction with select newsmen. Dr Okorogu, who was formerly the Executive Director, Networks, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) the SPV for Nigeria National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP) said the agency is developing a simplified and affordable meter for rural dwellers in the state which will cost less than 3000, this he said will help bring power closer to the people, because his agency's mandate is to electrify Imo state. He maintained that the rural area is important to the governor, as it will help in no small measure, to improve the socio economic development, reduce crime and promote health, which