Metering: Ibadan DisCo warns in opposition to paying money to faux brokers

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has warned prospects to desist from paying money to unauthorised metering brokers because it introduced the supply of meters following the current acquisition of a brand new inventory by means of the Meter Asset Provider scheme.

The DisCo talked about that the initiative goals to enhance service supply and handle issues over estimated billing amongst its prospects.

According to a press release, the Acting Managing Director of the IBEDC, Francis Agoha, mentioned prospects are inspired to register for meter acquisition by means of the devoted platform designed beneath the MAP scheme to make sure a seamless and safe metering expertise.

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“In light of recent reports regarding unauthorised individuals collecting cash payments for meters and other services, Engr Francis Agoha strongly advises IBEDC customers against making cash payments to third parties. To safeguard your transactions, we recommend visiting our official website for meter registration and payments,” the assertion emphasised.

While the IBEDC mentioned it has supplied a number of safe fee choices to facilitate handy and safe buyer transactions, the corporate added that those that should make money funds on account of restricted entry to on-line providers ought to get hold of a legitimate receipt for each transaction.

“Ensure the receipt issued bears the customer’s copy to prevent any potential fraud. We urge all customers to exercise caution and refrain from engaging with unauthorised agents claiming to represent IBEDC,” Agoha warned.

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