Independence: IBEDC committed to excellent service delivery, national devt — MD


The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc has pledged its commitment to national development as Nigeria celebrate its 62nd independence anniversary on Saturday.

This is contained in a statement signed by IBEDC Interim Managing Director, Mr Kingsley Achife and made available to journalists on Friday in Ibadan.

Nigerians would on Saturday, October 1 celebrate 62 years anniversary of her existence as an Independent nation.

“IBEDC is committed to contributing its best to national development through excellent service delivery, improved power supply, prompt response to customers’ complaints and bridging the metering gap across our franchise,” he said.

He congratulated Nigerians on the anniversary, saying the sacrifices as well as ideologies of the founding fathers should remain the watchwords for a united and peaceful country.

The IBEDC boss urged Nigerians to continually strive for the development of the country, saying one of the catalyst that drives growth and development of any economy is electricity.

Achife explained that IBEDC has put stringent measures in place to ensure good service delivery during the holiday.

“We are aware that our customers are looking forward to enjoying power supply during the holiday, so our technical crew are available to rectify any faults that may arise during this period.

“Our customer care line 0700123999 will remain active to respond to complaints and reports promptly. Wishing our esteemed customers, a happy Independence Day,” he said.

He advised motorists to avoid driving under the influence of alcohol and observe traffic rules to prevent collision with electric poles as well as other forms of accidents during the independence celebration.

The IBEDC boss also implored customers to take advantage of the company’s hassle-free channels of payment such as Quick teller, Payarena, Jumia, Watu, Buypower and ATM to pay their bills.

“Our payment centers are also open during the holiday from 9am-3pm to attend to customers.