The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) says it has started mass disengagement of defaulting clients in the four states it works, which includes; Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, and Rivers states.
The Manager, Corporate Communications, PHED, Mr John Onyi affirmed this in Port Harcourt on Friday in a meeting with the newsmen.
He said the activity, codenamed Operation Storm, was started to continue and turn away the inevitable breakdown of the organization because of colossal obligation owed by its clients.
In his words;
“The huge debt amounting to over N166.012bn as of October 2019 is no longer tolerable, hence the need to recover it at all cost. The exercise in fairness will continue until every kobo owed the company is recovered for energy used,”
he said. hand over urged customers who see electricity as a social service, to change their perception and pay up for electricity used.
“To this end, we have created a help desk across PHED offices to resolve and reconcile any contentious bill. Customers with the disputable bill are urged to avail themselves the opportunity by visiting any PHED office closest to them for on the spot bill reconciliation,” he said.