Solutions to the billing of rural consumer populations:The viability of community metering-A case of Dutse-Makaranta, Abuja


Conference: Metering Africa 2001
Location: Accra, Ghana
Presenter: K. Tobe
Abstract: In this paper Tobe presents the macro problem of billing for rural dwellers and how the concept of community metering is a probably solution. In particular he focusses on problems of rural dwellers, the case of Dutse-Makaranta (Abuja, Nigeria), some problems noticed in Dutse-Makaranta, reasons for several consumer groups not having meters, strategies for enhancing the community metering option and concluding comments.