The Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDCO, Tuesday commisioned 170 transformers and 60 operational vehicles to boost power supply in its franchise areas, comprising of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states.
The Managing Director of the company, Jamilu Gwamna, while commissioning the equipment said the gesture was to boost power supply and achieve quality service delivery to its customers.
According to him, “the four objectives of the company, which include improving its revenue generation, Customer Centric, good working environment and ensuring a harmoniously working relationship are meant to satisfy customers.”
He said the era of crazy billing is over as the company would soon launch metering scheme, calling on customers to sieze the opportunity to register when the registration exercise commence.
He said; “we are improving gradually despite the fact that we have not reached where we want to be in power distribution in Nigeria. I assure you that in the next two years, KEDCO is going to be the beat power distribution company in the country,”
Gwamna regretted that the company is yet to make profit in the last five years of inception, disclosing that the company is running at a loss that none of its shareholders had been able to get their dividends.
He further disclosed that the firm would partner with Shell Foundation to invest $2 billion in the next three years to upgrade these equipment to improve its capability of making the customers enjoy steady power distribution.
Peoples Daily reports that the equipment include 500KVA11, 500KVA 33, 300KVA11 and 300KVA33 transformers.
Others include Golf cars, buses, ambulances, ladders, among other operational equipment.