- The Nation
The Eko Electricity Distribution Company has commenced enumeration and area mapping programme for deployment of smart electricity meters to customers in its network area.
The Managing Director, Dr Oladele Amoda, who was represented by the Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Sam Nwaire, made the disclosure at a town hall meeting with customers at the Apapa Business District of the company.
The enumeration and area mapping was being carried out in all the eight Business Districts of the company as explained in a statement by the General Manager, Corporate Communication, Mr. Godwin Idemudia, Nwaire.
He further said the purpose of the exercise was to confirm its commitment to its meter roll-out plan, which would be deployed in phases. This would ensure the access of smart meters by unmetered customers within its network.
According to him, though the exercise would be carried out in phases, every area would be covered in the end, adding that officers of the company have already embarked on a house to house inspection in designated locations for the commencement of the exercise.
Mr. Nwaire appealed to all customers to cooperate with duly identified officials of the company who will be coming to their areas for the exercise.
He deplored a situation whereby officials on their lawful duties were harassed and molested in some communities under the guise of protesting against some issues between such communities and Eko Distribution Company.
He also reiterated the company’s commitment to promoting a cordial relationship between it and its customers through prompt attendance to all complaints and grievances by customers, adding that every area and community is vital to the attainment of the company’s corporate goal.