The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has reiterated its stance on meter tampering and illegal meter bypassing saying culprits will feel the full effect of the law.
KEDCO Managing Director, Dr Jamil Isyaku-Gwamna, warned that the company would no longer be lenient with anyone found engaged in meter tampering within its franchise areas.
The head of corporate communications of KEDCO, Ibrahim Sani-Shawai in Kano: “The era of coming to beg using third parties after committing such offences are over, as anyone found will be made to defend themselves in court.”
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“The decision by the management was taken to ensure that such ugly trend does not threaten KEDCO’s efforts at satisfying its numerous customers.”
“We have commenced tracking with a view to uncovering any act of illegal connection and bypassing of meters,” said the head of corporate communications.
Sani-Shawai appealed to customers to be prompt in paying their bills while supplying KEDCO with vital information to cut down cases of meter bypass and illegal connection.