VANDALS ATROCITIES PUT COMMUNITIES IN DARKNESS
The Enugu Electricity Distribution (EEDC) recently disclosed that about nine communities were affected by the power outage resulting from vandalism of the Enugwu-Ukwu 33KV line. The disclosure was made by Mr Emeka Ezeh, Head of EEDC Communications Department, in a statemen made available to newsmen in Awka.
According to him, the vandals 8carted away valuable equipment Ezeh from the line which transmits to Enugwu-Ukwu, Abagana, Ukpo and Nimo 11KV feeders. He said the communities affected by the activities of the vandals were: Enugwu-Ukwu, Abagana, Ukpo, Nimo, Nawfia, Umuokpu, Abba, Ifitedunu and parts of Amawbia, left without electricity supply.
He urged customers of EEDC to see protection of its installations as a shared responsibility. He disclosed that: “Plans are on to address this challenge and we assure our customers that supply will be restored as soon as repairs and replacement are completed. He added that: “EEDC remains committed to providing her esteemed customers with improved service delivery, while soliciting for their continued support in ensuring that such an incident does not occur in the network.” (Source: NAN).