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.

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Idemudia said: “In the course of the mayhem, a distress call was put across to the police in Ijanikin Police Station, who responded promptly.”

The EKEDC spokesman said that the company had been receiving the support of law enforcement agencies within its network to protect its workers against assault.

He advised the company’s customers in the area of its operation to beware of touts parading themselves as workers of the company.

Idemudia said the company had received complaints that some people were carrying out illegal disconnection and re-connection of electricity in the premises of customers and extorting money from them.

He added that the company had arrested some suspects and they had been handed over to the police for prosecution.



  1. The first step step to successfully address this issue is to supply every customer with pre paid metre
    To stop extorting people with some dodgy crazy bills
    The electricity company will do well to call their staff who are indulging in criminal activities to order
    Members of the public should stop taking the law into their own hands

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