Outstanding bills: AEDC threatens to disconnect Nigeria Army, others

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has asked Nigeria Army, and all customers with outstanding bills to clear their debts or risk disconnection.

Among the lists are: Nigeria Airforce, Defence HQ, Federal Capital Development Authority, Kogi State Government, Niger State Government, Nigeria Police Force HQ, Nigerian Army Barracks, Power House, SGF House I, Head of Service, Fed. Min of Education, and Fed. Min of Women Affairs.

Others FAAN Abuja, Federal Ministry of Works, National Planning Com (Budget), Fed Ministry of Education, Fed Min. of Finance, Goodluck Jonathan Athletics Hall, National Stadum, Fed Min of Water Resources, Fed. Min of Interior, Fed. Min of Trade and Fed. Minn of Industry.

The AEDC issued the warning on Thursday in a statement by Adefisayo Akinsanya, its head of marketing and corporate communications.

The company advised customers to settle their accounts by June 3, 2024 to prevent service disruption, stressing that payments must be made “within 72 hours of this notice”.

“The AEDC is notifying all customers with outstanding bills to settle their accounts immediately to avoid service disruption,” the statement reads.

“To this end, customers who are yet to settle their outstanding bills within the next 72 hours, by Monday, June 3, 2024, will face disconnection of their electricity supply.

“AEDC emphasises the importance of adhering to payment deadlines to ensure efficient and reliable service.”

The company said the timely payment of electricity bills is crucial for the ongoing operation and improvement of AEDC’s infrastructure, which is essential for providing uninterrupted service to the community.

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