HENRY Ajagbawa, the Managing Director, Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution (PHED), has assured its customers of power supply during the period of stay at home due to the COVID-19.
Mr. John Onyi, the Manager, the Corporate Communications made this known in a statement in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Monday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the stay-at-home directive was issued by governors in the four states of the PHED operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ajagbawa assured that the power supply received from the National Grid would be evenly distributed to Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, and Rivers states, during the period.
“We promise Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, and Rivers states electricity during the stay at home period arising from COVID-19 pandemic as directed by the state government, power supply received from the National Grid shall be distributed accordingly.”
He said that the essential workers would fix any fault that might impede power supply to customers during the stay at home.
“Our technical crew will be on the ground to fix any fault that may occur in order to ensure that it is distributed accordingly.
The Managing Director said that adequate logistics had been put in place with a view to achieving safe and seamless service delivery.
He stressed the need for maintaining the social distancing aimed at keeping both the employees and customers safe, especially at this time of COVID-19 pandemic.
He, however, advised customers not to speculate but to report any loss of supply electronically to [email protected]: or call 24 hours on 070022557433 and WhatsApp on 09085555055. “These are some of the measures aimed at minimizing physical contact,” he said. (NAN)
– Mar. 30, 2020 @ 13:25 GMT |