3 Jailed for Attacking Enugu DisCo Workers

Posted: March 22, 2018 at 11:37 am   /   Discos, Enugu

The Nigerian court system has thrown its weight behind workers of electricity distribution companies who get battered by unruly electricity consumers while discharging their legitimate duties. Three persons, Chika George, 32; Simon Nmerole, 61; Jonah Eberechi, 20; and Chukwudi Igboekwuto, 19 were last Friday sentenced to prison for attacking an employee of the Enugu Electricity […]

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Court Humbles Enugu Disco, Sends 2 Managers to Jail

Posted: July 13, 2017 at 7:31 pm   /   Discos, Enugu

Staff of electricity distribution companies who have always acted with pride and impunity have a second thought coming as an Anambra State High Court, sitting in Onitsha, on Tuesday jailed the Distribution Manager and Marketing Manager of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Onitsha District for three months for contempt. The two managers taken before the […]

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NERC Blasts Enugu Disco Over Customer Complaints, Poor Safety Record

Posted: November 15, 2016 at 6:51 am   /   Discos, Enugu, Government, Regulation

The Acting Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dr Anthony Akah, mni, has decried the worrisome safety records and high rate of accidents in the Enugu Electricity Distribution Network (EEDC) with a record of 14 deaths and 5 injuries in 2016 alone. He also frowned at EEDC’s violation of its performance agreements, noting […]

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Enugu DISCO to Invest 25b to Improve Customer Services

Posted: August 24, 2015 at 10:40 pm   /   Discos, Enugu

Not discouraged by the avalanche and frequency of complaints by customers, the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has said it would provide the sum of N25 billion for investment in Geographic Information System (GIS), enumeration of customers and development of assets in the South-east zone, which is its franchise area. The sum would also cover […]

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