Arepo residents protest over ‘crazy’ billing by IKEDC

Arepo residents protest over ‘crazy’ billing by IKEDC

Members of the Arepo Residents Development Association including those from the  Journalists Estate, yesterday, staged a peaceful protest at the Ikeja Distribution Electricity Company, IKEDC’s Head Office, at Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, over crazy estimated bills and perpectual blackout in the community.

The protesters, who stormed the head office as early as 8 am, called for the intervention of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola.

They barricaded the entrance of the company’s for several hours; displaying placards with varying inscriptions, such as: “We Say No Billing Without Light”, “Fashola Must Sack IKDC”, Restore our Light” among others. Read more

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Osigweh Lilian Oluchi is a graduate of the University of Lagos where she obtained a B.A (Hons) in English, Masters in Public and International affairs (MPIA). Currently works with 1stnews as a Database Manager / Writer. [email protected]

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