Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, yesterday cried out over the illegal distribution of electricity to members of the public by unauthorised persons.
The Head of Media and Communication of EEDC, Southeast zone, Emeka Eze disclosed this to newsmen in Owerri.
His statement is coming days after EEDC disconnected a transformer said to be owned by M2 International Hotel/Guest House along Spibat, Amakohia in Owerri, that was supplying electricity to over 122 customers in the area.
Eze alleged that the hotel formally applied for 300 KVA transformer but now is using 500 KVA transformer as against what was officially approved for the hotel.
But the proprietor of M2 International Hotel, Mr. Mike Meneke said he has the right to distribute electricity, adding that he had the approval to do so.
According to Eze, “We are here to carry out disconnection of illegal connection of our electricity to our customers. We discovered that over 122 customers are on this line. Read more