KEDCO decries N17.5bn outstanding bills from customers in 2020

Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Alhaji Jamilu Gwamna

Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) says over N17.589 billion was yet to be collected from its customers across its franchise between January and December 2020.

According to the Management, the uncollected bills was as a result of zero payment, under-payment, half payment and part payments from our numerous customers and this often leaves huge outstanding which has accumulated to the above sum.

This was contained in a statement issued by Head, Corporate Communications, KEDCO Ibrahim Sani Shawai, on Monday and sent to Solacebase.

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‘’The huge amount in the outstanding above if paid would aid KEDCO in its quest to make service delivery with regard to power distribution better and more effective in the interest of customers, said the statement.

‘’We are encouraging customers to kindly pay the outstanding bills of 2020 and to also know that in 2021, KEDCO will no longer accept any of the above-listed payment norms by customers as payment shall only be accepted in full.’’

“We are in business and we are also accountable to other partners financially and the expectation for KEDCO from the market is 100 per cent remittance”

According to the statement,  the MD/CEO of KEDCO, Dr Jamil Isyaku Gwamna, therefore, urged customers to pay their outstanding as well as current bills in same measures as what is required of KEDCO to remit to the market to guarantee satisfaction to all our partners.

Gwamna said in the statement that KEDCO would not relent in its efforts to give maximum satisfaction to our customers in line with our priority as a customer-centric organization.

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