The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company PLC (BEDC) has empathised with customers in it franchise states to following the shortage of power supply currently being experienced in the areas.
BEDC assured that it is working seriously to engage stakeholders in the electricity sector with a view to resolve the power situation and improve supply in its franchise states of Edo, Delta Ondo and Ekiti.
BEDC in a statement signed by the company’s Acting Head, Corporate Affairs Department, Mrs Evelyn Gbiwen, said the goal of the management was to ensure regular power supply in its area of operation.
“The Management of BEDC wishes to empathise with it’s customers over shortage of power supply currently being experienced in its franchise states.
“we are relentlessly engaging stakeholders in the electricity value chain in order to resolve the situation and improve power supply.
“We deeply regret the inconvenience caused by the situation, and appeal for patience and understanding as we resolve the problem” the statement said.
According to him, one of our set goals of the new management of BEDC when it took over a few months ago is to ensure regular power supply to all our operations areas .
He added that the goals also Include connecting communities that where disconnected by the previous administration to the national grid, pushing electricity to the rural areas among others.