Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc (AEDC) has said it did not declare any Force Majeure over the Eligible Customer policy in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry, contrary to what was widely reported in some of the Nigerian newspapers yesterday, November 22nd, 2017.
In statement signed by Oyebode Babs Fadipe,Head, Corporate Communications
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company(AEDC) Plc, the
Management of the Company said it came to it as a shock when its name was listed in some of the newspapers as one of the DisCos that have declared Force Majeure on account of the Eligible Customer policy of the Federal Government. ‘’We have neither declared any Force majeure nor have we conveyed such intention to either the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) or any other stakeholder in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry nor do we intend to do so anytime soon’’.Fadipe said
AEDC urged it’s customers and stakeholders to disregard the news story as it has nothing to do with Disco as a player in the NEED.