The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says that thieves with sophisticated methods have been stealing electricity from its network. It said the practice of stealing its electricity has persisted despite massive investments in distribution assets improvement measures.
Its Managing Director, Mr. Ernest Mupwaya, made this disclosure when he hosted members of the national executive council of the Nigerian Institute of Power Engineers (NIPE) recently in Abuja.
A statement detailing what transpired at the meeting was sent to newsmen by the power company’s head of corporate communications, Mr. Oyebode Fadipe. It stated that the Disco would welcome tactical collaborations with various industry stakeholders to curb electricity theft, vandalism, and other forms of electricity offences.