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Mohammed Modibbo JEDC says taking measures to ensure customer confidence in energy bills

Managing Director of the company, Alhaji Mohammed Modibbo, represented by the Head of Planning and Network Expansion, Engr. Mansir Nakande, stated this during an interactive session with customers in Bauchi.

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Managing Director of JEDC, Mohammed Modibbo has said N2 billion has been sunk into procurement of meters, transformers and maintenance. play

Managing Director of JEDC, Mohammed Modibbo has said N2 billion has been sunk into procurement of meters, transformers and maintenance.

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The Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC) on Wednesday said it was taking appropriate measures to ensure that customers did not have any cause to doubt their energy bills.

Managing Director of the company, Alhaji Mohammed Modibbo, represented by the Head of Planning and Network Expansion, Engr. Mansir Nakande, stated this during an interactive session with customers in Bauchi.

According to him, as part of efforts to achieve that goal, the company has concluded arrangements to install statistical meters on all Duty Transformers.

He said that with the installation of the statistical meters on transformers, customers who were hitherto disputing their energy bills would be convinced about the accuracy of their bills.

He assured that the company would ensure that all of it’s over 400,000 customers were provided with meters.

Modibbo also disclosed that the company had put in place, machinery aimed at instituting corporate social responsibility projects that would be mutually beneficial to the various communities and the company, adding that it was currently considering adopting community partnership approach.

He explained that when the strategy became operational, communities would profit immensely in the area of infrastructural development and employment opportunities.

The Managing Director however decried the incessant destruction and theft of the company’s facilities, calling on communities to watch over the company’s assets in their various localities.

“You the direct users of these facilities; if you do not protect them and they are vandalized or destroyed, we all will be directly affected,” he warned

He also urged customers to reciprocate these gestures by paying for energy consumed.

In his speech, Regional Manager, JEDC, Bauchi unit, Mr Hafiz Saleh, said that the forum was aimed at providing platform for healthy interaction between customers and management of the company with a view to sharing ideas on the way forward.

In his remarks, the Permnaent Secretary, Bauchi State Ministry of Power, Alhaji Yusuf Abdulhamid, said the state government was ready to assist in finding solutions to the challenges hindering constant power supply in the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in their various contributions, some customers called for improvement in power supply, just as others commended the company for its efforts in addressing challenges. 

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