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Aug 7, 2017
Mr. Curtis Nwadei

With the increasing down pour of the rain this period, the authorities of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), through the Business Manager at the Agbor Business Unit office of the company, by Uromi junction; Mr. Curtis Nwadei, has during a chat with newsmen on Tuesday August 1, 2017, advised BEDC esteem customers and the general public to stay away from electricity wires during this rainy season, in his words, “members of the public should not be staying close to electric wires whenever it rains because of the wind, the wires may cut and drop on them”. Continuing, he enjoined the public to always stay away whenever they see any wire on the ground, they should not touch the wire whether there is light or not; rather residents can secure the place and ensure that people don’t walk into the wire. Being a case of emergency, residents should immediately alert the nearest BEDC office and lodge a complaint.
Speaking further, Mr. Nwadei appreciated God for His grace in Agbor, saying that with the constant rainfall within Boji Boji Metropolis presently, the company has not recorded any crisis in their network. He also stated that as a company, BEDC is trying her best to see how far they can eliminate the total collapse of the network as a result of rain storm, saying that in the last three months, BEDC has replaced over two hundred wooden poles to concrete poles in their network and the company is still expecting about seventy five more poles between now and next week. He assured that the establishment will continuously be doing their best and advised their customers that the only way they can encourage the management of the company in providing more of these services, is for them to always Endeavour to pay their bills He therefore solicited for the continuous support of their esteemed customers, so that the organization can serve them better.
The Business Manager disclosed that BEDC as a company will try her best to see how it can clear the area where their transformers are located of weeds and warned the public not to throw dirt inside their transformers enclosure because when they do that, it will be difficult and discouraging to work on such transformers whenever there is a fault.
Speaking on the resolution complaint team, he stated that they are expecting another set of the team to Agbor on 4th August 2017, and they are most likely going to be around within the next one week. He noted that the company is resolving most of the complaints from their customers and assured that they will keep resolving such complaints, because they must come.

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