THE Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKDC yesterday advised customers to desist from contributing money to officials to buy electricity materials.
Its Assistant General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr Pekun Adeyanju, gave the advice during its Customers Consultative Forum and Sensitisation meeting in Lagos.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the forum, which was attended by more than 1,000 customers was held at the palace of Oba Salaudeen Oguntade ll, the Ayangburen of Ikorodu.
“Our customers should henceforth stop contributing money to electricity workers to buy installations, be it transformers or cables.
“We have made sufficient provision for equipment to paying customers who required them.
“Once you are paying your bills, it is our responsibility to change any faulty equipment within our network.
“Customers should also assist us in protecting our installations to so as to be able to serve you better,” he said.
According to him, the forum will give the company an opportunity to interact with customers and change the negative perception of customers towards the new company.
Adeyanju said that the forum would also help them to get update on the state of power supply and ensure equitable distribution of power to customers.
He said that the essence of the forum was to sensitise customers on the need to know the electricity company and appreciate its good will towards customers.