EEDC Bemoans Gruesome Attack on Staff
A staff of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) identified as Obiajulu Atta, an Operations Technician attached to Umudike Service Center under Umuahia District, Abia State was attacked today by a customer of the company.
The customer, whose full details are yet to be known was to be disconnected, for nonpayment of electricity bills, and in the process, he got infuriated, got a matchet and cut Obiajulu’s hand to the dismay of on lookers.
First aid was immediately administered on the victim at a private Clinic and subsequently rushed to the Federal Medical Center, Umuahia, for proper medical attention.
In a statement made available to Nigerian Notch by the Head, Corporate communications of EEDC, Mr Emeka Eze, he said "There is no justification whatsoever for this horrible act and the Management of EEDC has vowed to apprehend the perpetrator of this crime and prosecute him accordingly"
Further details on this development will be made available, to the general public subsequently.