Ikeja Electric introduces whistleblower on energy theft




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Ikeja Electric Plc has introduced incentives for exposure of energy thieves within its network.

For established cases of energy theft, the whistleblower will be rewarded from the reconnection penalty paid by the culprit accordance the fees stipulated the Order Unauthorized Access to Electricity , Meter Tampering and Bypass for non-maximum demand and maximum demand customers.



Where the culprit is a non-Maximum Demand customer, the whistleblower receives up to 10 percent of the reconnection penalty paid by the culprit while a case that involves a Maximum Demand offender, the whistleblower receives up to 5 percent of the reconnection /penalty paid by the culprit.

Whistle-blowers will only be rewarded after the culprit has made full of the fees. However, where the report is made the name of multiple individuals, only whistleblower per case will be rewarded, Head, Corporate Communications, Felix Ofulue said.

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