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South East traders commend EEDC on improved electricity

By Guardian Nigeria
12 September 2022   |   2:56 am
The South East Amalgamated Market Traders Association (SEAMATA) has commended the management of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) for a remarkable improvement

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The South East Amalgamated Market Traders Association (SEAMATA) has commended the management of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) for a remarkable improvement in power supply within the region.

The commendation was conveyed in a letter addressed to the Chairman, Board of Directors, EEDC, Emeka Offor, and signed by the President General and Secretary General of the association, Chief Gozie Akudolu and Alex Okwudili, respectively.

A statement by the Head of Communications of the company, Emeka Eze, yesterday, said the market association appreciated the challenging business environment in which EEDC has operated and expressed delight that despite these challenges, the company has consistently improved the quality of service to its customers.

“We observed that your company is not only faced with the challenges of poor payment of electricity bills but also increased rate of vandalism by unscrupulous elements, frequent collapse of the national grid, natural disasters that affect your facilities.”

But in spite of all these, you were still able to tremendously improve the supply of electricity to all nooks and crannies of urban and rural areas across the South East.

“This remarkable improvement has reassured us, your consumers, that 24 hours power supply is achievable, especially with the support of other members of the electricity value chain,” Eze quoted the association as saying.

He stated that the association while acknowledging that there was room for improvement, appealed to the company to, not just maintain the “attained feat, but surpass it to be the best and most efficient electricity distribution company in the country.”

He added that the association went on to assure the company of its support in ensuring prompt payment of electricity bills and protection of its installations in all markets across the South East.

SEAMATA is the umbrella association of traders in all markets in the five states of the South East and traders of South East extraction doing business across the federation, and in the diaspora.