Citizens of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital on Friday bemoaned the illegal extortion of applicants by vendors that walk them in the N-Power program enrollment process.
Investigation revealed that several of the victims after paying the fees did not in fact, get messages to indicate that the registration was sent successfully.
SURGENIG news reports that there is an expansion of N-Power registration centres in virtually in every street of Abakaliki, the state capital.
She mentioned further that after the enrollment, she was similarly asked to pay an additional one thousand five hundred naira for a hard copy.
A victim that spoke with journalist claimed she was billed five thousand naira (N5000) for N-Power registration solely.
Another source who gave his name as Ogodo said
“I went to one of the N-Power registration centres to register for my wife, and I paid money.
“People in business centres collected money from me and gave me a printout. Then after that, they sent text to me to come to the international market and collect another printout.