- Eko electricity firm has promised to give 100 prepaid meters to its customers
- It said the move is part of the customers' service week
- It boasted that recently it was rated high on billing and customer service efficiency
The authority of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has promised to give out 100 free prepaid meters to its customers as part of the celebration of its annual customers’ service week.
The general manager of the electricity company, Godwin Idemudia, made it known on Wednesday, October 3, in Lagos, Leadership reports.
Idemudia expressed that the move is part of the plan to bring more familiarisation and ensure customers' satisfaction.
NAIJ.com gathers that the EKEDC management has decided to allow customers that paid their electricity bills without outstanding to participate in the free meters promo through a raffle draw system.
Idemudia said: "Please note that meters will be issued to the 10 lucky customers per district. These customers must be regular in paying with zero outstanding.
“The customers who will be entitled to the free meter must have no record of energy theft and had no record of hostility towards our staff.
“A raffle draw will be done for 20 customers per district, while only 10 customers will qualify.”
Idemudia added that the company was recently rated high in terms of efficiency in metering and billing by the National electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) in 2018.
He also boasted that the company was rated lowest in terms of aggregate technical and consumer loss.
Idemudia, who highlighted the challenges faced by EKEDC, did not hesitate to state that newly acquired meters would be soon made available for customers.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that hundreds of women from Alaba-Oro, Mosafejo and Amukoko area of Lagos on Thursday, April 5, stormed the Marina headquarters of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) protesting over six-year epileptic power supply.
The protesters prevented workers and visitors from entering EKEDC premises and caused traffic gridlock on the ever-busy Lagos Marina.
The placard-carrying women, who chanted solidarity songs, said their husbands had abandoned their respective homes due to the epileptic power supply in the areas.
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