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Kaduna Electric threatens to disconnect Armed forces, ministries

05 May 2016, 19:09

Abuja - The Kaduna Electric Company has threatened to disconnect its supply to state Government ministries and the Nigerian armed forces after prolonged refusal to settle their utility bills.

According to a Naij report, the company claimed it had inherited billions in debt from the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), with many agencies showing continued apathy towards bills that have accumulated in their names.

The company has now stated that it will embark on a disconnection process, halting power supply to long-standing debt customers currently on its network.

Also read: Blackout looms in southern region as electrical workers strike

”Despite numerous engagements with these customers through letters and meetings at various high levels and fora, there appears to be no resolution to this matter.

”In order therefore to prevent a colossal business collapse, Kaduna Electric is going on with its disconnection exercise of all indebted residential, corporate and MDA customers across its franchise,” the company has since informed.

Read more at Naij

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