Eko Disco assures 20-hour power supply by December

By The Citizen

For effective service delivery to electricity customers within the Eko  DISCO, Engr. Oladele Amoda, the Chief Executive Officer,Eko Electricity Distribution Company on Thursday assured  customers  within its network of 20-hours stable electricity supply by December.

Amoda gave the assurance during the conferment of Africa Distinguished Gold Service Award on him by the Centre for Democratic Governance in Africa as honorary distinguished member in Lagos.

He said that all distribution companies had been mandated by the Federal Government that all cities across the country is been supply with at least 20-hour electricity supply starting from December.

According to him, “We at Eko distribution company also want top key into the federal government instruction and ensure customers within our network enjoys 20-hours uninterrupted power supply by December.

“We urged customers to support the Disco to achieve the projections, the present administration under President Good Luck Jonathan had improved the power sector tremendously to benefit the masses,'' he said.

Amoda stated that the sector had been in a comatose and neglected for over 20-years during the military era, adding that it was under the civilian administration that the power sector began to within more improvement.

He however, assured that all ongoing projects within the zone is geared to improve effective service delivery when it's finally completed.

He said that by December, there will be stability in the availability of electricity in the zone, adding that substantial progress is made by the Federal Government to ensure that the problem of power supply become settled.

According to him, “the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), with the support of the federal government had made an agreement on a pricing regime which is fairly satisfactory to those who will make the gas available.

He noted that the availability of power supply in the country will also help to combat some of the challenges purported to be faced by companies in the country, adding that any economy runs better on sound infrastructure because it is the infrastructure that drives the economy of a nation.

The PHCN boss therefore urged workers to put in their best to upgrade the zone, while reiterating government position that no workers will be sack during the postprivitisation period.

He however lauded the management of Centre for Democratic Governance in Africa for bestowed on him a “ Distinguished Gold Services Award''.  NAN