Connect with us

Nigeria In One Minute

Residents groan as EEDC disconnects buildings along power lines

Published

on

Disconnection of buildings along power lines in the Southeast by the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) triggered lamentations yesterday.

The distribution company had, last year, issued a statement advising her customers and the general public against putting up structures and carrying out business activities within power line’s Right of Way (ROW).

But the latest action, which took officials of the company to various parts of Enugu, including the popular Independence Layout, Ugwuaji, Abakpa, Emene, among others, was in compliance with the directive by the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) to distribution companies (Discos) to disconnect power supply to all structures that violate the power line ROW.

Residents of the affected areas, yesterday, saw EEDC officials disconnecting them from public supply.

The Guardian, Thursday 21, February.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

3 × four =

TEST

Investigations