EKO Disco to install 138 transformers to boost supply for yuletide

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The Management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc has installed over 138 transformers worth N700 million to replace faulty ones to boost power supply during the festive period.
The Managing Director of the company, Mr. Oladele Amoda, disclosed that the EKEDC’s directors sourced for fund to acquire equipment that would improve the electricity supply within its network to teeming customers during the yuletide season.
The EKEDC boss said that the company had lost over N1 billion to various forms of energy theft and equipment vandalism in the last three years, adding that the issue of by-passing of meter by customers who wants to avoid payment was rampant within the network.
He said that EKEDC cannot continue to invest huge sums of money into network improvement and some people will be allowed to vandalise such equipment, therefore warned customers who are in the habit of by-passing meter or involved in any act of energy thefts to desist.