Pay Or Get Disconnected! Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Embarrasses Tinubu Government

… Vows To Put Aso Rock in Darkness

The Management of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has issued a 10-day notice to 86 government ministry, department, and agencies (MDAs) to pay up the N47.1 billion electricity debt they owe or risk disconnection.

AEDC is not smiling over the debt as it dished out an ultimatum of Wednesday, 28th February 2024,

According to the electricity company,

“The Abuja Electricity Distribution PLC (AEDC) is constrained to do this publication with the details of Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies with long outstanding unpaid bills for services rendered to them through the provision of electricity supply in that our previous attempts to make them honor their obligations have not achieved the desired result,” the company said.

According to the notice, the presidential villa owes an electricity bill of N923.87 million. So also other MDAs, the chief of defence staff-Barracks and military formations with N12 billion debt as well as the ministry of the federal capital territory (FCT) with N7.5 billion debt.

The ministry of finance, owes N5.4 billion, Niger state governor (Abuja liaison office) owes N3.4 billion, and N1.58 billion is payable by the CBN governor.

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