Authorities of the Port Harcourt Electricity Company (PHED) has identified issue of poor security and refusal of customers to pay bills as factors responsible for the poor power distribution of electricity in some states including Bayelsa.
According to the PHED, though the company is one of the eleven distribution firms that emerged from the privatisation of the Power Holding Company in 2013 and was committed to providing quality and reliable power to customers in her area of coverage, the security challenge facing staff and equipment in addition to non-payment of bills by some customers have become a great challenge.
The PHED management led by the Head, Glory City Main Integrated Business Center (IBC), Mrs Ngozi Manafa, Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr. Jonah Iboma, and Project Manager, Projects Management Office, PHED, Engr. Chijoke Okwuokwenye respectively, however assured customers of improved and sustained performances.
Mrs Ngozi Manafa, the Manager, Corporate Communications, while addressing staff and stakeholders at the 2016 special customers’ engagement forum on energy management and electricity bulb exchange in Ahoada, Rivers State, said PHED, as one of the 11 distribution firms that emerged from