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Kano Electricity Company warns customers against fraudsters

20 January 2014, 12:04

Kano - The Kano Electricity Distribution Company has said that some disengaged staff of defunct Power Holdings Company of Nigeria (PHCN), are using their Identity cards to defraud unsuspecting customers in Kano.

Mukhtar Usman, the company’s spokesman, who gave this indication in a statement, therefore advised residents to be wary of such individuals.

“Some recently disengaged staff of Kano Electricity Distribution Company have been using the PHCN staff Identity cards in their possession, to defraud unsuspecting members of the public within Kano metropolis.

“They also extend their nefarious acts to Dutse, Katsina, Hadejia and Funtua,’’ he said.

The spokesman explained that faults on electricity distribution facilities, were repaired free-of-charge, under routine maintenance services.

 He therefore urged customers to contact the company’s business units whenever any individual demanded for money to effect repairs on such faults.

Usman also advised the fraudsters, to desist from the unwholesome act, warning that the full wrath of the law would be visited on them, when nabbed.

-    NAN


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