EEDC to Disconnect Govt Houses, Others Over Unpaid Bills

In South-East.
Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC)
Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC)X

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) is threatening to cut off power to the five South East Government Houses, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, the University of Nigeria, and the Nigerian Army, among others, due to unpaid bills. 

EEDC, in a disconnection notice, warned them to clear their outstanding electricity bills on or before June 10, 2024.

The notice by EEDC sighted by our correspondent on Friday stressed that without full payment for electricity used, the company may struggle to maintain current service levels, impacting it's ability to serve it's customers effectively.

Some of the indebted customers are: Ebonyi State Government, Enugu State Government, Abia State Government, Anambra State Government, Imo State Government, University of Nigeria (Enugu and Nsukka Campuses), Innoson Technical & Industries, and Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd.

Others include the Nigerian Police Force, the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Air Force, National Drug Law Enforcement, UNTH, Railway Corporation, Ebonyi State University, Nigeria Coal Corporation Quarters, Federal Secretariat & Establishment, GMO Rubber Division, Ebonyi State Govt. (Ecumenical Centre 1), Nigeria Prisons Training School, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Central Bank of Nigeria offices, Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, and Concorde Hotel, Owerri.

The rest are Enugu High Court, Reliable Steel & Plastic Ind. Ltd., Jilnas Industries, BENGAS Nigeria Ltd., CIFO Petroleum Ltd., STANEL Filling Station, Highlift Pumping Station, FINOC Industries Ltd., Aluminium Extrusion Industries Ltd., VIN VAL Limited, Local Government Council offices, and others.

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