The BEDC and TCN resolved that they would continue to work together as critical, dependent partners in the power sector value chain.
Speaking in response to media queries, ANED's Executive Director for Research and Advocacy, Chief Sunday Oduntan, said the umbrella body was displeased by the recent treatment of BEDC's Managing Director, Funke Osibodu, by the Governor…
The MD was part of a team to the Governor’s Office for a meeting but was asked to leave for failing to meet obligations to electricity consumers and throwing the state into darkness for weeks.
Senator Abaribe gave the advice in Benin on Saturday at a news conference shortly after a meeting with the consumers and management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company.
Funke Osibodu, the Managing Director of BEDC, told newsmen in Benin that the six outstanding TCN failed transformers have yet to be repaired.
The governor gave the order when a delegation from Ihovbor community, Uhunmwode Local Government Area led by Chief Tony Otakpolor, paid him a protest visit in Benin on Monday.
He made the promise while addressing stakeholders at a town hall meeting of the communities on ways forward on the issue.
In a statement issued by the Convener, Olumide Akinrinlola, in Okitipupa on Sunday, the group advised its members not to be deceived by promises at a meeting scheduled by the state governor to address the situation.
In a strongly worded petition addressed to the state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, for urgent intervention, the consumers under the aegis of Association of Landlords of Block VII, Phase V, Core Area, Asaba, lamented that trouble started when…
“As one of the leaders in the community, we have written several letters of appeal to the Benin Electricity Distribution Company to make sure that we have light but to no avail,” Asien said
The yet-to-be-identified victim climbed the pole at about 8pm along the Nnebisi Road in the capital town, attempting to rectify a damaged electric cable