KEDCO raises alarm over theft of transformer oil, cables


The Distribution Company (KEDCO) has raised alarm over increasing theft of transformer and cables in its franchise.

A statement signed by KEDCO Head of Communications, Mr Ibrahim Shawai, on Monday in , urged communities and individuals to assist in tracking the criminals.

“The problem has almost become a yearly event when hoodlums take advantage of rainy season to steal the company’s equipment and installation.This needs to be stopped.

“Economic sabotage of this act has always affected supply.

“Whenever transformer and cables are stolen from any transformer, the act will deny customers of their comfort and right to maximum satisfaction”, Shawai said.

He quoted the of the company, Dr Jamil Isyaku-Gwamna, as warning that anyone caught would be dealt with in line with the law.

“Our in power installation is to serve our customers and not hoodlums.

“We have strengthened our surveillance in that regard so as to guarantee our customers’ satisfaction”, he said.(NAN)

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