Some residence in Jos have praised the services of Jos Electricity Distribution Plc (JED) over improved electricity in Jos and its environs.
Some residents stated that improvement in electricity distribution has contributed to increase in productivity, especially among service providers.
The Public Relation Officer, JED Plc, Hajiya Lubabatu Rabiu, said that a reliable provision of affordable electricity has the potential to tackle the symptoms and causes of poverty.
Saying, that is why JED is leaving no stone unturned, in improving on its services to serve the public better.
Rabiu disclosed that the rapid improvement in electricity supply is as a result of the increase in magawatts from the National grid.
She, however said, Nigeria has improved from 1,000 megawatts to 2,218 megawatts and out of this volume, JED got 5.5percent from the said total of 2,218 megawatts which translates to 130, megawatts, for its state of jurisdiction that covers Plateau, Bauchi, Benue and Gombe States.
According to her “Electricity enables hospitals to function more efficiently and people to cook without suffering from wood-smoke pollution. It reduces CO2 emissions by removing the need for highly polluting diesel generators. Most importantly, it would remove the greatest obstacle to doing business in Nigeria and enable manufacturing and other industries to compete internationally.”
Rabiu called on consumers to ensure prompt payment of their electricity bill to enable JED serve them better.