The Enugu Electricity Distribution Plc (EEDC) has emerged overall first position in the 2018 cumulative Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) safety ranking. A statement issued by the Head of Communications, EDDC, Mr. Emeka Ezeh, in Enugu, described the rating as a testament to sustainable safety practices which EEDC has consciously and consistently instilled in its staff and customers through the various trainings and enlightenment programmes. NEMSA is an agency of government responsible for ensuring safety of lives and property in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI).
The head of communication recalled that EEDC moved from the fifth position which it occupied in the 2016 ranking to first position in the 2017 ranking; and has jealously retained the first position in the 2018 ranking. “The result of the ranking was released in a presentation by the Managing Director/ CEO, NEMSA and Chief Electrical Inspector of the Federation, Engr. Peter O. Esewor,” he said.
He said report indicated that in the course of the year under review, EEDC consistently maintained the first position in eight out of 12 months, this underscores the passion and conscious effort put in by the management of the EEDC in ensuring that safety rules are strictly adhered to, and safe environment consistently maintained. “The criteria used for the ranking ranges from fatalities (that is the number of deaths within the network), major injuries and network resolved.
Source: New Telegraph