Prompt payment will lead to better power supply, AEDC tells Niger consumers
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has called on electricity consumers in Niger to pay their bills promptly.
The company said prompt payment of bills would spur improved electricity supply.
Supervising Control Engineer, AEDC, Niger Region, Alhaji Abdullahi Idris, who spoke in an interview in Minna,
Idris said there was no feedback on the state’s latest improvement.
He said: “We are seeking prompt payment of electricity bills from our consumers in return for the recent improvement in electricity supply. This will allow us to be more efficient and effective in service delivery,” he said.
Idris continued: “On the contrary, the company will continue to improve the offer to give consumers good value for money. We’re 24 hours on top of the game, no turning back. Today’s AEDC is here to change Niger into an industrial and enterprising environment to stimulate socio-economic activities”.
He appealed for public support to enable the company to succeed in its new mandate to continue improving the power supply.
The supervisor appealed to consumers in the Bida local government area of the state and surrounding areas to be patient as the company works to improve electricity in the area.
In addition, Public Relations Manager, AEDC, Niger Region, Alhaji Adamu Muhammed, urged people in the state to be vigilant of company facilities and equipment to avoid vandalism.
“We want the public to report any suspicious movement around their transformer station to the nearest security agency to help us serve them better,” he said.
Muhammed advised consumers to report any defects or emergencies to the nearest company office in their area for prompt action.
In another development, Mr. Shaka Adaba, a resident of Minna, thanked AEDC for improving electricity supply in the state.
Adaba commended the AEDC for providing an interactive platform between the company and consumers to interact around the clock on issues regarding power supply across the state.
In addition, Mr. Hassan Umar, another resident of Minna, advised electricity consumers in the state to pay their electricity bills promptly to enjoy better services.