The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) says it will soon commence the free distribution of pre-paid meters to electricity consumers in Kwara, Daily Trust reports.

Mr Asaju Kolawole, the company’s Regional Communication Officer, said in an interview that the meters currently purchased for N37, 000 by electricity consumers, would now be distributed free. According to him, IBEDC is in the process of completing the distribution of those already paid for before the commencement of the free distribution.

Also, Mr Waliu Sanni, the Business Manager, IBEDC Omu-Aran District, said that over 600 pre-paid meters had been distributed free within the district. Sanni said that the company had also embarked on data capturing of electricity consumers toward improving good relationship with consumers.