Anambra community protests bad billings, outages by EEDC

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu

Nnewi—Ugwagba Obosi Layout community in Idemili North Local Government Area Anambra State, yesterday, stormed the major streets in the council area protesting against Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, over alleged “fraudulent billing, lack of prepaid metres and non availability of light.”

The community called for massive transfer of staff of EEDC working at 3, Obodoukwu Street, Ugwuagba Layout, Obosi for alleged fraudulent activities and hoarding of prepaid metres.

The protesting residents  blocked the Ezeiweka Road and other streets in the area chanting anti-EEDC management songs with various placards against the management, disrupting vehicular movement for over two hour.

Addressing newsmen, President General of the community, Chief Osita Oji, said the residents were tired of EEDC’s exorbitant bills and in the midst of no power supply, and demanded the installation of prepaid metres.

 

 

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