Five communities in Ido Local Government space of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital have collectively written the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) to take their communities off their grid.
The communities stated they had been terrified by the insincerity within the billing of their prospects.
The affected communities in a letter entitled “Letter of Disengaging our Customer Relationship with IBEDC,” and collectively signed by Engineer Rasak Fabayo, Ademuyiwa Oluwole and Alhaji Ajadi Oladeji, respectively the President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Central committee of Ajibode, Apete, Awotan, Araromi, Akufo and environs Community Development Association, pressured that it might not permit any IBEDC employees inside the communities to proceed finishing up what it known as ‘prison act’.
The letter which was copied to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Apete; Managers, IBEDC Apete and Ajibode stations in addition to Dugbe Business Manager of IBEDC, alleged that IBEDC billed a home not linked to electrical energy N100, 000.
The communities collectively rejected the ‘prison act of issuing payments with a price effectively above N5,000 and N10, 000 in a month when energy provide is lower than an hour most days of the month’.
The Central Committee of Ajibode, Apete, Awotan, Araromi, Akufo and environs additional lambasted the administration of IBEDC, describing it as missing the capability to handle each the employees and the product being offered to prospects.
It stated for being marginalised in energy provide by IBEDC, the communities will not tolerate fraudulent actions of IBEDC employees within the communities and would like if the organisation eliminated the communities from their grid.
The letter reads: “With reference to a collection of letters written to your organisation about our communities being marginalised, it’s apparent by your organisation’s physique language and non-challant angle that it’s a deliberate act to rip-off our folks. We have additionally seen that you simply lack the capability to handle each the employees and the product you might be promoting. May we shock you a little bit. Your organisation gave a invoice of over N100,000 to a home that has not been electrified. Where is the place and place of integrity and worth for humanity within the act of your employees on this subject?
“Therefore, in view of the above, all of us in the above communities are pleased to tell you that we are tired of your incompetence and insincerity. By this, we are no more interested in the service of your organisation known as IBEDC. You are free to take us off your grid. As from now, we will not allow any of your staff members within our communities to continue to carry out this criminal act.”