Yola - The Yola Electricity Distribution
Company (YEDC) has restored electricity supply to Mubi, Gombi and Garkida towns
in Adamawa after many months of blackout.
It is reported that the towns have
been without electricity for months due to the destruction electricity
facilities in the areas by Boko Haram insurgents.
The new Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
of the company, Mr Baba-Umar Mustafa, announced this on Tuesday in Yola while
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Mustapha said that restoring the light was capital intensive
due to the level of destruction.
He said the company needed Federal Government's intervention
to restore electricity to Michika, Gwoza, Bama and parts of Maiduguri and Yobe
states as the company's revenue was not enough to cater for that.
Mustapha said that though the company had been taken over by
government, it was still being run privately without subvention from
He urged consumers to reciprocate the recent improvement in
the services of the company, particularly the increase in power supply, by
settling their bills promptly to sustain it.
"We now have 18 to 20 hours electricity in the zone for
the past three months and we hope customers will appreciate by promptly
paying their bills."