BEDC to increase power availability in parts of Benin metropolis

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The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company BEDC on Tuesday announced that it is changing customers in Upper Sakponba, Maria Goretti, St. Saviour, Factory road and environs from band E to band C.

Reports that Band E customers gets seven hours power supply while, Band C customers get 12 hours supply daily.

This is contained in a statement signed by  the Acting Head, Corporate Affairs Department, BEDC, Mrs Evelyn Gbiwen and made available to journalists.

Gbiwen said that there would be power outage during the exercise.

“This is to inform our esteemed customers in Upper Sakponba, Maria Goretti, St. Saviour, factory road and environs that there will be power outage from Dec. 5 to Dec. 8.

“The outage will enable our men work at our welfare injection substation; we appeal for your patience and understanding as our aim is to serve customers in affected areas better “By increasing the availability of power supply from band E, (7 hours), to band C (12 hours),” she said.