Shagari’s home disconnected over N6m electricity debt


Kaduna Electric Distribution Company has disconnected electricity supply to the home of former President Shehu Shagari over unpaid bills estimated to be over N6million.

The house was later reconnected same day (January 20) following intervention of a surety who promised to foot the bill, learnt on Monday.

Occupants of the house located on Sama Road in Sokoto include Shagari’s widows and relatives.

KAEDCO spokesman Abdulaziz Abdullahi said, “The bill has not been paid since the former president died on December 28, 2018 at the age of 93.

“The company has given enough grace for them to settle the bills before the disconnection.”

A family source disclosed that prior to Shagari’s death; the state government footed the electricity bills of the former leader.