EKEDC MD/CEO seeks Police’s protection against assault on staff, energy theft

Oredola Adeola
As part of the commitment to maintain positive stakeholders relationship and to seek protection of Police authorities against assault on staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) by some customers, Dr. Sanda, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer(MD/CEO) of  recently paid courtesy visits on both Mr. Bode Adeleke, Assistant Inspector General of Police (Zone 2), and Mr. Abiodun Alabi, Commissioner of Police in Lagos.
This was revealed in a statement obtained by EnergyDay through Godwin Idemudia, EKEDC Corporate Communications, General Manager.

According to him, the courtesy calls was aimed at fortifying the war against power theft and vandalism of distribution facilities.

He said, Dr. Sanda, was accompanied by some members of her management team, visited the AIG at the Zone 2 Police Command Headquarters in Lagos Island. The team later proceeded to the office of the Commissioner of Police at the Lagos Police Command in GRA Ikeja, in straightening working relationship with key stakeholders.

Idemudia further disclosed that the MD/CEO had during the visit commended the AIG and the Commissioner of Police for their efforts in keeping Lagos safe.
The Dr. Sanda in her remark revealed that the visits were also to seek collaboration and more support from the Nigerian Police in curbing the assault of staff and the vandalisations of electrical equipment within the Disco’s franchise area.
The Lagos CP, on his part, commended the MD/CEO for the strengthening collaboration with the Police authorities. He however assured her of an effective synergy and assistance in protecting the assets of EKEDC.
The CP further  noted stated that his team will work the Disco in identifying the areas where these illicit acts are happening to bring the culprits to face the wrath of the law.
Similarly, the AIG Bode Adeleke, who also received the Eko DisCo team,  offered his support to the company. He further inquired for issues yet to be addressed and assured the MD/CEO of the force’ prompt actions in the discharge of their duties towards fighting vandalism of public assets.
Dr. Sanda however appealed to EKEDC customers to assist the Disco and the Nigerian Police in the fight against the series of vandalism within the company’s network.