Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has engaged the Agbara District and Badagry environs about the upgrade of its distribution facilities in those areas in its continuous engagement with customers,
This was disclosed at the town hall meeting which took place in Agbara, Ogun State.
A statement by the EKEDC Corporate Communications General Manager, Godwin Idemudia, said, “Agbara district is a core focus of the management due to the expanse landmass of the communities under the district, hence the need to engage our customers and address the challenges affecting electricity supply in those areas.”
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Eko Disco, Dr. Tinuade Sanda, represented at the forum by the Chief Commercial Official, Mrs. Rekhiat Momoh, said, “EKEDC has signed a service level agreement with the Transmission Company of Nigeria to upgrade the capacity of some electricity distribution infrastructures to provide quality and reliable power supply within the Disco’s network.”
Sanda also informed the customers of the rehabilitation of Badagry Expressway and Badagry II 33KV feeders via the Capex projects funded by the Central Bank of Nigeria to improve power supply in Badagry and its environs and the release of some distribution transformers to replace the faulty and relieve the overloaded ones.
The customers also requested the Disco to provide more distribution transformers to their growing communities and replace the deteriorating electrical poles and wires affecting the power supply.
Other complaints included high estimated billing and request for prepaid meters.
She assured the customers of prompt resolutions to their complaints and announced that EKEDC was about to commence a 72-hour metering exercise in Agbara District in September, to step up the metering of customers without prepaid meters and put the issue of estimated billing to an end.