PRESS RELEASE 11TH MARCH 2019
The Management of Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, has today unveiled EasyPay International as its new collection agent at the Corporate Headquarters, Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.
Presenting the Collection Agent before the members of the public and employees, the Chief Executive Officer, Naveen Kapoor said that the EasyPay cutover would be responsible for collection of electricity bill in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers states.
Kapoor maintained that the decision of the management in contracting EasyPay International was aimed at expanding the company’s collection network with a view to serving her customers better,taking into cognizance the cutting edge technology used for operations by the new collection agent.
The CEO further reiterated that the coming onboard of the highly tested Collection Agent with proven track record was for administrative convenience for all adding that the payments made would be online real time.
He therefore, enjoined all electricity users in PHED franchised area to make all electricity bill payments through PHED offices, Banks and designated EasyPay accredited agents.
Kapoor re-emphasized that payment of electricity bill promptly would not only sustain PHED in network expansion, statutory obligations, prompt network maintenance but also boost the entire power industry.
“It is one of the strategic initiatives by the management aimed at expanding the company’s collections network with a view to improving service delivery that has necesitated the contract with EasyPay as a collection agent”, he said.
Radiating in confidence, the Chief Operating Officer, EasyPay International, Mrs Joy Sunny-Oparaodu said that seamless processing of payment has made EasyPay the smartest choice of all times.
She noted that the technology deployed by EasyPay allows easy monitoring of their agents cum money collected from the back end with high level automation. A function that puts checks on all the agents.
“In addition, the integrity and transparency of the company have remained unparallel noting that payments made hit the PHED aggregator immediately making customers get online realtime notification ”, she said.
Manager, Corporate Communications