Non-payment of bills posing big challenge to Power DISCOs – BEDC

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power-black-outTHE management of  Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, in charge of Asaba and Agbor districts in Delta State, has decried the non-payment of electricity bills by consumers, noting that same was  posing a big challenge to the company. It added  that it won’t write off outstanding bills incurred before it came on  board.

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It called on consumers with outstanding electricity bills to pay up as it had no intention  to write off such outstanding bills, both the ones incurred during the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN era and with the current management.

The Public Relations Officer of the two districts, Mrs. Esther Okolie, during an interactive session in Asaba, said “we are not going to write off the old debts as some customers are requesting. Residents should also know that we (BEDC) need the consumers to remain in business and non-payment of their electricity bills has become a big challenge to the new company.”

 

 

[Vanguard]

Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsolahttps://naija247news.com
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

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