Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- The Federal Ministry of Power's new electricity distribution policy called "Willing Seller, Willing Buyer" was designed to bypass middlemen and sell power directly to consumers, a statement on Wednesday by Aaron Artimas, the Special Adviser (Media and Communications) to the Minister of Power, has said.

Under the differential power distribution policy, electricity will be wheeled directly from the generation companies (GenCos) to willing consumers who are ready to fully settle their bills.

The willing consumers may include community and commercial clusters, industrial areas and hospitality sectors, the statement said.

Speaking on a Freedom Radio phone-in programme in Kano on Tuesday, the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman...