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  • Updated: June 24, 2024

Angry communities protest in IBEDC office over poor power supply

Angry communities protest in IBEDC office over poor power su

Angry residents from communities along the Ibadan – Iwo Road had in numbers staged a peaceful protest at the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, office in Ibadan on Monday.

The residents stormed the IBEDC office located at Alabebe area to press home their demands and seel improvement in power shared to their localities.

They noted that the protest was staged to protest against erratic supply of electricity to their communities.

The residents stormed the IBEDC office in the early hours of Monday.

During the protest, the residents also blocked part of Ibadan – Iwo Road to press home their demands.

The road is a major route that links Ibadan in Oyo State with Iwo in Osun State passinf through Iyana Offa and other major area spanning the route.

The residents early on Monday decried what they described as poor electricity supply to their communities.

Some of the communities affected include Olodo, Monatan, Alabebe, Iyana Church, Lalupon, Eji Oku, Iyana Offa, Adeleye, Lagun.

Others are Adewumi, Trailer Park, Erunmu, Fatumo, Atari and Ile-Igbon.

Report has it that IBEDC had closed the office to prevent a breakdown of law and order.

A resident identified as Mr Akin told Dailypost that the protest became necessary due to the erratic supply of electricity by IBEDC to the various communities.

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