Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has introduced a new product known as Accelerated Settlement of Arrears Project (ASAP) to assist customers with outstanding arrears clear them while enjoying attractive discounts.
Head, Corporate Communications of EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, told newsmen on Sunday in Enugu that the new product had some unique benefits for the customers in the South-East zone.
According to Ezeh, the product offers graded discounts, ranging from 25 per cent (for one-time payment) and 20 per cent (for three months payment by installment).
“There is also a graded discount of 35 per cent (for debts of five years and above) and appeals to only non-maximum demand (NMD) customers,” he said.
To benefit from the product, he said that customers’ accounts must not have benefited from any previous discount scheme offered by EEDC, while the arrears must to be before Jan. 1.
“In addition, customers must have subscribed to the MAP metering, with demand note issued as a conscious way of ensuring that debts are not allowed to accrue further.
“This initiative is introduced by EEDC to relieve its customers of some debt burden, considering the very challenging economic situation in the country,” he said.
The EEDC spokesman enjoined customers and members of the public who might want to make further clarifications and enquiries to visit the ASAP Officer at the EEDC District Offices responsible for their areas or call 08150266432.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that EEDC had, on Dec. 31, 2022, had announced an end to its Arrears One Time Settlement Scheme (OTS), a related initiative targeted at its customers with outstanding arrears. (NAN)