By Raji Rasak
Lagos – The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Thursday advised consumers within its network to pay the outstanding electricity bills, to avoid disconnection during the Easter holidays.
Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications Unit, EKEDC, gave the advice in Lagos.
Idemudia said the company was trying to ensure that its consumers enjoy uninterrupted power supply during the festival period.
He urged them to also reciprocate the company ‘s gesture by ensuring prompt payment of their electricity bills.
The general manager said: “We have put in place measures to ensure uninterrupted power supply during the holidays and after, knowing the high expectations of our customers during this festive period.
“Our technical crew will work throughout the holidays to rectify electrical faults, so that customers can enjoy the holidays.
“Our customer care lines are working 24/7; so, customers should feel free to contact them if there is any electrical fault in their area,” Idemudia said.
The EKEDC’s spokesman warned against assault or attack on any of their staff on duty.
He said the company would ensure that such person or community face the wrath of the law.
Idemudia advised consumers to ensure that their homes and business premises were properly wired and earthed only by approved technicians to ensure safety of lives and property.
The general manager expressed the company’s felicitations to customers, advising them to be security and safety-conscious always.