The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) Tuesday denied deliberately throwing some residents of Ilasamaja in Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State into darkness to force them to pay their bills.
In a statement, the firm described as false the residents’ claim that the blackout was ploy to get them to pay what they called “outrageous bills.”
The Igbehin Adun, Ifetedo, Ishokan and Ifesowapo communities on Monday said their lights were cut because of their refusal to pay the bills.
EKEDC’s Corporate Communications General Manager Godwin Idemudia explained that the power outage was originally caused by a faulty 11kv feeder in Ilasamaja that tripped on August 24. Read more