• Eko Disco apologises to Lagos residents for prolonged blackout

    Eko Disco apologises to Lagos residents for prolonged blackout

    The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Saturday apologised to customers over continuous shortage of electricity supply.

    A statement by Mr Godwin Idemudia, the company’s Head of Corporate Communications in Lagos, blamed the shortage on a drastic reduction in the amount of electricity coming to EKEDC from the national grid.

    According to the statement, the company could only distribute what was allocated to it from the national grid.

    “We are, therefore, appealing to all our customers to bear with us as […]

  • Eko DISCO apologies to Lagos residents over power outage

    Eko DISCO apologies to Lagos residents over power outage

    It was gathered that the management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday apologised to its consumers in Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki, and Oniru areas of Lagos over power outage.

    Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications of the company, spoke in a statement in Lagos.

    According to him, the outage was due to the damage done to the 33KVA underground cable by the contractors handling the Lagos State Government beautification project along Kingsway Road, Ikoyi.

    Idemudia listed the affected areas […]

  • Eko DISCO throws Mushin community into darkness for 24 days

    Eko DISCO throws Mushin community into darkness for 24 days

    The Community Development Association (CDA) in Akodu, Abibu and the LUTH access Road in Mushin, Lagos State, on Sunday decried 24 days of alleged disconnection of their community from public electricity supply by officials of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC).

    Mr Moruff Balogun, Chairman of the CDA told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that social and commercial activities in the area had become paralysed as a result of the lingering disconnection.

    Balogun said that electricity consumers in the […]

  • Eko DISCO condemns incessant attacks on its workers by residents

    Eko DISCO condemns incessant attacks on its workers by residents

    Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Communications, Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc has condemned incessant attacks on electricity workers by some residents while performing their official assignment.

    Idemudia, who made the statement on Thursday in Lagos , appealed to the police and other security agencies to ensure the safety of the company’s staff as some were recently attacked in Badagry and Amisu Igboro Street Ijanikin.

    Idemudia said: “In the course of the mayhem, a distress call was put across to the police in Ijanikin […]

  • Eko DISCO losses over N50m monthly to equipment vandalism – Amoda

    Eko DISCO losses over N50m monthly to equipment vandalism – Amoda

    Mr Oladele Amoda, Chief Executive Officer, Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDP), said on Saturday that over N50 million was being lost monthly to electricity equipment vandalism within its network.

    Amoda disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos against the backdrop of continuous power outage within EKEDP network.

    He condemned the increasing equipment vandalism within its operations, adding that it has forced the company to spend money meant for other electricity development projects on repairs.

    He […]

  • Eko DISCO threatens to disconnect military formations

    Eko DISCO threatens to disconnect military formations

    According to reports, the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (DISCO) on Wednesday, threatened to disconnect military formations within its area of jurisdiction for none settlement of their electricity bills.

    Mr. Oladele Amoda, Chief Executive Officer of the company, noted that the military formations within its licence area were indebted to the company to the tune of N600 million.

    He added that about 60 percent of the debt was owed by the Army, while about 30 and 10 percent of the debt profiles were […]

  • Eko DISCO to install bulk prepaid meters in military barracks

    Eko DISCO to install bulk prepaid meters in military barracks

    The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (DISCO) is to install bulk prepaid meters in military and other security agencies’ barracks within its operational territory.

    Mr Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Corporate Communications, made the disclosure in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos.

    The statement said that Mr Oladele Amoda, Chief Executive Officer of the company, noted that the installation of the prepaid meters would totally eliminate controversies regarding the accuracy of electricity bills in the […]

  • Military owes N600m electricity debt in Lagos – Eko DISCO

    Military owes N600m electricity debt in Lagos – Eko DISCO

    Eko Electricity Distribution Company (DISCO), yesterday disclosed that the estimated debt accumulation from military formations within its network is about N600 million.

    Managing Director of the company, Oladele Amoda, who made the disclosure in a statement, said about 60 per cent of the debt was being owed by the army, while about 30 and 10 per cent respectively, are shared by the Navy and Airforce.

    Irked by this development, Amoda said the company is planning to install bulk pre-paid meters in all […]

  • Eko DISCO shares strategic plan to ensure regular power supply during Easter period

    Eko DISCO shares strategic plan to ensure regular power supply during Easter period

    The Management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has assured its customers that it had adopted measures to ensure regular power supply in all areas within its operational territory during the Easter period.

    Mr Godwin Idemudia, the Head, Corporate Communications, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos.

    Idemudia said that the company was aware of the high expectations of customers to enjoy regular power supply during the Easter break, adding that EKEDC […]

  • Eko DISCO sets to replace all faulty, old meters free without Consumers paying a kobo

    Eko DISCO sets to replace all faulty, old meters free without Consumers paying a kobo

    According to Report reaching the News Agency of Nigeria, the management of Eko Electricity Distribution Plc on Wednesday said it had commenced the replacement of faulty and obsolete meters to consumers within the zone.

    Mr Godwin Idemudia, the EKEDP General Manager, Public Affairs Division, told NANS that it had procured 50,000 prepaid meters from local manufacturers for the exercise.

    Idemudia assured the consumers within its zone that they would not be billed for the replacement. He said it was EKEDP’s responsibility to […]