The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has congratulated Muslims and Nigerians generally on the celebration of the 2021 Eid-el-fitr.
This was contained in a goodwill message from IBEDC’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mr John Ayodele made available to newsman in Ibadan on Tuesday.
Ayodele urged Muslim faithful to imbibe the virtues and morals of the Ramadan season of selflessness and piety.
“IBEDC is aware that our customers are looking forward to enjoying uninterrupted services during the holidays, so, we are committed to ensuring this as much as is within our power and control.
“Our technical crew are also available to rectify any faults that may arise during this period, but we appeal that none of our staff going about their lawful duties should be harassed or molested in any way.
“IBEDC would explore all available legal options to seek redress should any of our staff become a victim of harassment,” he said.
He also urged its customers and Nigerians generally to observe and adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols while celebrating the Eid-el-fitr.
“Such as hand washing, use of face masks and physical distancing as recommended by the Nigerian Centre Disease Control (NCDC).
“It is also important that other safety precautions such as proper supervision of children to prevent electrical accidents, no cooking or trading under a high-tension wire and not engaging quacks to fix faults, are equally observed,’’ Ayodele said.
He also encouraged customers to take advantage of Hassle-free payment platforms- Fetswallet, Quick teller, etranzact, Payarena, Jumia and USSD to pay their electricity bills promptly and vend to ensure uninterrupted power supply.
“Our payment centers will remain open during the holidays from 9am-3pm daily to attend to customers for bill payment, vending, enquiries and complaints.
“Customers can reach us via our Customers care lines 07001239999 which will be open all through the holiday,” the COO said.