Electricity consumers in Badia, Amukoko, Sari-Iganmu, Oke-Oja, Ijora Oloye, Oko Efo gathered to form an association called LANDLORD AND TENANT ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (LTAN) in threatened not to pay their monthly electricity bills to the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) until it installed prepaid meters in their houses.
They disclosed in Lagos in separate interviews that they were tired of paying estimated bills, while the neighbouring communities enjoyed minimal charges on their prepaid meters.
Mrs. Adebayo Taiwo, a resident of Badia , said that electricity consumers in the area were usually served outrageous bills ranging from N20, 000 to N45,000 monthly.
Prince Alh. Saheed Ojora, the ‘Overall Chairman’ of LTAN, said that the association had written several letters to the management of EKEDC, that manages the areas.
“In spite of the community’s efforts to ensure that EKEDC installs functional prepaid meters in the area, the distribution company has not replied to any of our letters.
L.T.A.N CONCLUDED ON THIS
GIVE US PREPAID METER OR ELSE WE PAY FLAT RATE AS FOLLOW BELOW
1-5 ROOMS – N3,OOO MONTHLY
5-10 ROOMS – N5,OOO MONTHLY
10/ABOVE ROOMS – N10,OOO MONTHLY