Drama as 70-yr-old woman relocates to IBEDC office in Osogbo, says she won’t leave until she gets her prepaid meter

 

OSOGBO – There was a mild drama at the an office of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), located in Osogbo on Wednesday, as an seventy year-old woman literally relocated to the company customers’ care office to get prepaid meter.

The elderly woman practically moved to the IBEDC office with items like potty, food, kerosene, pots and lantern, as she insisted on staying with the IBEDC staff until she gets her prepaid meter.

An eye witness said, all efforts to convince the old woman to return home fell on deaf ears.

The source said, “the woman rather insisted that she would prefer to stay in the IBEDC office, or provided with a prepaid meter.

According to the eyewitness, the woman claimed that she had paid for the meter for a along time, but has not been provided with any.

The scene created by the woman, the witness stressed informed the management to get across to the IBEDC headquarters in Ibadan where a directive was give that the woman should be provided with a meter.

He said the woman was subsequently taken to her house at Atelewo area by officials of IBEDC and had her meter installed immediately.

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