Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) has procured 240 Units of
Single Face High Voltage Distribution Transformers to boost electricity
supply and activities of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in the area.
The new transformers were used to replace those that they were
destroyed by Boko Haram in three frontline states.
Managing Director of the company, Alhaji Baba Umar Mustpha disclosed
this on Tuesday during a press briefing in Yola, Adamawa state and
nothing the company’s commitment and determination in boosting economic
activities in the north- east where it is situated.
noted that the reason for the procurement was to improve epileptic
power supply and boost the economic activities of the frontline states,
which are dire need of development and food due to the insurgency which
had brought starvation and hunger in the area.
said the aimed is to boost the small and medium scales enterprises so
as to bring the nation out of its current recession.
further explained that the transformers which comprises 25, 20,and 15
KVAs is designed to reduce technical load, and improve voltage quality
in front line states bedeviled by the Boko Haram insurgency.
“The transformers is vandal free, controls low voltage and can not be tampered with by thieves.”
assured customers that 80 percent of YEDC customers would be metered
free by 2017, while charging customers to reports any faults to the
MD said the epileptic supply experienced in the last one week zone
might not be unconnected with the challenges of gas constraints which
dropped generations of power to 3000 Megawatts which affected the 3.5
per cent share of YEDC share.