Abuja: Residents of Ado appeal to AEDC over power outage




Residents of building market and Bakin Kasuwa area of Ado, Karu local of have lamented poor electricity supply in their community due to break down of transformer and absence of meter.

The spokesman of the community Alhaji Sani Musa Mairiga said the had been on since December
He said while some neighbouring communities enjoy uninterrupted , their area has been in perpetual darkness despite several appeals to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) .
Alhaji Mairiga stated that in spite the problem, the AEDC kept bringing increasing bills to the residents.
According to him, “We wrote letter to AEDC Office  in Maraba/Karu and they assured that something would be done about it but up till now, nothing has been done.
“I am pleading with AEDC to rectify the problem and provide with meters, because we cannot be paying for energy we did not consume.
“I also want to appeal to the federal government to provide with  more transformers for the community because of the daily influx of people to the community,the  transformer stationed at Karu junction is old and because of the heavy Load  the transformer is carrying hence, the it keeps  breaking down.”
He said poor electricity supply had negative on the social and of the community.
“It is really affecting our business because if there is no light, business cannot move effectively”, he said.

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