The Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC, management has revealed its plans to provide 20 hours of uninterrupted daily electricity supply to its customers in 2023.
The electricity company further revealed that it is being owed over N116 billion by its customers as of December 2022.
This development was made known on Thursday by EKEDC Managing Director, Dr. Tinuade Sanda, while briefing newsmen. According to her, as of December 2022, vandalism in the company’s network rose to N2.5 billion and the estimated cost of cables, today should be over N5 billion.
She said “Debts alone from Ministries, Departments & Agencies, MDAs, is about N40 billion, while the total debts owed our company is over N116 billion,”
She added that “We want to work towards ensuring a minimum of 20 hours of electricity supply as we continue to get electricity from the power grid. Installation is still ongoing and we have done 80 out of 150. We are moving closer and closer to our consumers. We tend to decentralize more so that our consumers can reach us”.