Blackouts: NERC To Enforce Directive Issued To BEDC For Reconnection of Ondo South

Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it will compel the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to comply with it directive of July 10, 2017 to reconnect some communities in parts of Ondo South back to the national grid. Vice chairman, Sanusi Garba disclosed this while addressing protesters drawn from civil society groups in Delta, Edo, Ekiti and Ondo States at the commission's headquarters on Thursday in Abuja. Garba who was in company of top management staffs noted BEDC flouted the directive issued to the company to "immediately" restore power back to consumers in Okitipupa, Irele, Ilaje and Ese Odo local

By |November 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Groups, Electricity Consumers In Ondo, Delta, Ekiti, Edo Storm Abuja To Protest Renewal of BEDC’s License

Groups of youth on Thursday stormed the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing in Maitama, Abuja to protest against the renewal of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company operational licence. Electricity consumers in Ondo Coordinated by Bring Back Our Light (BBOL) According to Primium Times, the protest was organised by the BEDC Franchise States Peoples’ Alliance and had protesters, comprising smaller groups from Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti States. Electricity consumers in Edo State coordinated by Edo Civil Society Organisation (Edoscos) The groups urged the ministry to avoid being compromised and demanded for the non-extension of the

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Tension As BEDC Workers Plan To Down Tools Over Poor Working Condition

The Edo Civil Society Organisation (EDOSCOS) has hinted Starnews that some angry staff of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) are in fresh plan to down tools over what they described as unfair treatment and poor working condition. In a statement made available to newsmen yesterday in Benin by Osazee Edigin, Public Relations Officer of Edo Civil Society Organisations, the group said: "Some angry staff of the BEDC were in court on Monday in solidarity with Edo Civil Society Organisations, they lamented their poor working conditions which were not different from modern day slavery. "They informed EDOCSO how they were given financial targets

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