Lockdown: EKEDC assures customers steady power supply

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By Raji Rasak

Lagos – management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) Tuesday assured its customers of steady power supply in spite of shutting its offices outlets in Lagos and Ogun state.

Mr Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Corporate Communications Unit, EKEDC, said this in a statement in Lagos.

According to him, company’s staff will be available to rectify faults within its network.

The News Agency of (NAN) reports EKEDC March 30 shut down its and outlets in Lagos, Ogun and Federal Capital Territory.

The shut down in compliance with ’s of the two States and FCT to curtail the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread.

Idemudia said the offices and outlets would be closed throughout the period, but its staff would still carry their usual under EKEDC franchise area.

He said the action part of its efforts to the spread of COVID-19.

Idemudia said the technical crew of the company would be standby to repair faults and ensure constant electricity supply.

He urged customers within the network to faults resulting to darkness in the areas through the company’s hotline telephone numbers and website.

“Our are on shift duties of 24 hours daily to make sure our customers obey the stay at home order.

“The are hereby advised to cooperate with our staff when they see them in their area with proper means of identification ( ID ).

“The company will ensure that all faults are rectified to enable you enjoy this period of with your families with steady electricity supply.

“We are also advising customers to make use of the electricity bill payment channels to pay their bills this period,” he said.