IBEDC to inaugurate free pre-paid meters distribution in Ilorin.

IBEDC to inaugurate free pre-paid meters distribution in Ilorin.


The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Tuesday said it would commence the distribution of pre-paid meters to its customers in Ilorin.

This is contained in a statement by Mr Asaju Kolawole, the company’s Regional Communication Officer, in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area.


The Officer in charge disclosed that the purchased Metres now now be made free of charge.


He cautioned the customers against paying for fresh Meters.


He said:

“We are going to commence the free distribution of the meters to every category of consumer very soon.

“Contrary to the notion that we don’t want to give out meters, the mere fact that consumers don’t have meters affects us the more.

“So, it is beneficial to the company that all households have meters, considering the level of energy lost to lack of meters,’’ he said.

Also, Mr Waliu Sanni, the Business Manager, IBEDC Omu-Aran District, said that over 600 pre-paid meters had been distributed free within the district.

Sanni said that the company had also embarked on data capturing of electricity consumers toward improving a good relationship with consumers.

“The data capturing of consumers was geared toward achieving an effective service delivery to our numerous consumers in the district,’’ he said.

Sanni urged electricity consumers to always adhere strictly to the electricity regulations like putting off the unused appliances to reduce energy wastage.

He also called for prompt payment of electricity bills to ensure the sustenance of regular energy supply to the area.

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