The Eko Electricity Distribution PLC has started enumeration and area mapping programme for deployment of smart electricity meters to customers in its operational area.
Its Managing Director, Dr Oladele Amoda, who was represented by the Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Sam Nwaire, spoke at a town hall meeting with customers at the Apapa Business District of the company.
In a statement by the General Manager, Corporate Communication, Mr. Godwin Idemudia, Nwaire said the enumeration and area mapping was being carried out in all the eight Business Districts of the company.
He said the purpose of the exercise was to confirm it was committed to its meter roll-out plan, which would be deployed in phases. It would ensure that the access of smart meters by unmetered customers within Eko DisCo network, it said.
According to him, though the exercise would be carried out in phases, every area would be covered in the end, adding that officers of the company have already embarked on a house to house inspection in designated locations for the commencement of the exercise.
Nwaire appealed to all customers to cooperate with duly identified officials of the company who will be coming to their areas for the exercise. He deplored a situation whereby officials on their lawful duties for the company were harassed and molested in some communities under the guise of protesting against some issues between such communities and Eko DisCo.
Nwaire reiterated the company’s commitment to promoting a cordial relationship between it and its customers though prompt attendance to all complaints and grievances by customers, adding that every area and community is vital to the attainment of the company’s corporate goal.
Source: The Nation