Over 200 Transformers Vandalised in Anambra in 2017 – EEDC


An official of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), has said that no fewer than 200 transformers were vandalized by hoodlums between January and November in Anambra, The Guardian reports.

Mr. Samuel Onuoha, the Network Manager, EEDC, Awka, disclosed this while addressing a group of protesters who stormed the EEDC office in Awka on Monday. Onuoha, who noted the company had zero tolerance for vandalism of its installations, said 50 transformers were vandalized in Nnewi; 30 in Awka; over 100 in Onitsha and six in Ekwulobia districts within the period.

However, the network manager said the company had commenced the replacement of vandalized facilities across the South-East geopolitical zone, urging residents and community leaders to protect their transformers. He also urged them to report cases of vandalism to the office or the nearest police station.

Source: Energy Mix Report

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