*warns against harassment of its staff
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Chief Operating Officer of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), Engineer John Ayodele on Friday declared that the company’s management is committed to ensuring uninterrupted services during the Workers Day and the Eid El Fitri holidays,
Engineer Ayodele dropped this hint in a goodwill message from IBEDC to Nigerians and Muslim faithful on this year’s Workers Day and the Eid El Fitri celebrations.
The Chief Operating Officer pointed out that in ensuring the uninterrupted service, IBEDC technical crew are to be available to rectify any faults that may arise during this period
“IBEDC is aware that our customers are looking forward to enjoying uninterrupted services during the holidays, so, we are committed to ensuring this as much as is within our remit and control”, he said
The IBEDC COO added, ” our technical crew are also available to rectify any faults that may arise during this period, but we appeal that none of our staff going about their lawful duties should be harassed or molested in any way”.
Emphasizing that, ” IBEDC would explore all available legal options to seek redress should any of our staff become a victim of harassment”, Engineer Ayodele urged the Muslim faithful to imbibe the virtues and morals of the Ramadan season of selflessness and piety.
He however, pleaded with customers and all Nigerians that while celebrating the Ramadan to observe and adhere to the COVID- 19 safety protocols of hand washing, use of facemasks and physical distancing as recommended by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
” It is also important that other safety precautions such as proper supervision of children to prevent electrical accidents, no cooking or trading under a high-tension wire and engagement of quacks to fix faults are equally observed.
“Wishing IBEDC customers and Nigerians a happy Eid -Mubarak, the COO tasked them to take advantage of the ” Hassle-free payment platforms- Fetswallet, Quick teller, etransact, Payarena, Jumia and USSD to pay their electricity bills promptly and vend to ensure uninterrupted power supply.
“Our payment centers will remain open during the holidays from 9am-3pm daily to attend to customers for bill payment, vending, inquiries and complaints, customers can reach us via our Customers care lines 07001239999 which will be open all through the holidays”.