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Consumers blast Ikeja Electric for Good Friday message on Twitter



Ikeja Electric, the DisCo in charge of distributing electricity in the mainland part of Lagos State, on Friday, April 2, received a deluge of backlash on Twitter after it posted its Good Friday message.

The DisCo at about 12:52 p.m, using its handle @IkejaElectric, tweeted, “Today we remember the greatest sacrifice that proves the greatest love ever! Happy Good Friday #IECares #GoodFriday,” and attached a picture that read, “He gave Himself so that the world may have Light. Today, we remember the greatest sacrifice ever! #GoodFriday.”

But responding, many displeased energy consumers, who claimed the DisCo had treated them cruelly, even as they celebrated the festive period, blasted them with series of tweets.

A Twitter user with the handle @seyebunmi tweeted in response, “Light is defined as life, as seen in John 1:4, “In Him was life; and the life was the light of men”. Those who have faith through Him will have eternal life. This “life” is a gift Jesus brought from God into a dying world. You’re preaching what u don’t practice! To hell with all!”

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Another user, whose name showed as Akinbobola Akinniran, with the handle @AAKINNIRAN, tweeted, “How can you say you care when you keep the central business district of Ikorodu in perpetual darkness for a week?”

In another response, a user with the handle @odim_monday, tweeted, “Pls @IkejaElectric, make the sacrifice and give us electricity. Today makes it 7days without electricity. ikorodu garage.”

Another Twitter user whose name showed as Esse Kelvin, with the handle @essekelvin1, in his response tweeted, “You guys know nothing about love, love doesn’t cheat/robs people of their hard-earned money so u are not in best position to preach love cuz that’s the zenith of hypocrisy.”

Meanwhile, other tweets followed:

By Victor Uzoho…

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