Eko Disco Partners TCN On Infrastructure Expansion￼
Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has announced a partnership with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to engaged in power infrastructure upgrade to expand its services in electricity supply in some specialised locations in Lagos, including the industrial hub of Agbara, and Badagry.
The partnership will primarily see to the strengthening of the Electricity Distribution Company facilities and assets along its corridor.
The announcement came as the company commenced its continuous engagement with customers, at the Agbara District, which covers areas of Ijanikin, Agabra Industrial Estate, and the Badagry environs.
The meeting was attended by Agbara residents and representatives of communities under the district. EKDC corporate communications general manager, Godwin Idemudia, said in a statement that Agbara District is a core focus of the Disco’s management due to the expanse landmass of the communities under the district, hence the need to engage customers and address the challenges affecting electricity supply in the areas
The CEO of Eko Disco, Tinuade Sanda, represented at the forum by the chief commercial officer, Rekhiat Momoh, thanked the customers for their support and informed them of the rehabilitation projects by the company to improve p ower supply to the areas under the Agbara District.
She announced that EKEDC has signed a service level agreement with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to upgrade the capacity of some electricity distribution infrastructures to provide quality and reliable power supply within the Disco’s network.
Sanda also informed the customers of the rehabilitation of Badagry Expressway and Badagry II 33KV feeders via the Capex projects funded by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to improve power supply in Badagry and its environs and the release of some distribution transformers to replace the faulty and relieve the overloaded ones.
Customers present at the occasion appreciated the DisCo for the platform of engagement and commended the prompt response to faults by the EKEDC Agbara team.
They requested the company to provide more distribution transformers to their growing communities and replace the deteriorating electrical poles and wires affecting the power supply.
Other complaints included high estimated billing and request for prepaid meters.
Sanda informed that EKEDC is about to commence a 72-hour metering exercise (mobile MAP) for in Agbara District in September to step up the metering of customers without prepaid meters and put the issue of estimated billing to an end.