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Defence Headquarters, ministries, FAAN, FCTA, others risk disconnection over unpaid electricity bill



The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has threatened to disconnect the Defence Headquarters, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Headquarters, ministries, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) and other customers over unpaid electricity bills.

In a notice released on Saturday, AEDC gave the customers a deadline of June 3rd, 2024 to settle the debts or face disconnection.

The Kogi and Niger State governments were also on the list of debtors to the Disco.

“This is to inform the general public that AEDC will disconnect all customers with outstanding electricity bills on June 3, 2024”, the company said.

While restating the importance of the payment, it said: “Timely payment of electricity bills is crucial for the continued operation and enhancement of AEDC’s infrastructure, ensuring we can deliver efficient and reliable service to our community.”

AEDC had on Friday May 31st 2024 issued a 72-hour deadline to its customers to settle their debts or face disconnection.

Here is the full list of customers owing AEDC as released by the Disco:

1. Nigeria Army
2. Nigeria Airforce
3. Defence Headquarters (HQ)
4. Federal Capital Development Authority
5. Kogi state government
6. Niger state government
7. Nigeria Police Force HQ
8. Nigerian Army Barracks
9. Federal Ministry of Industry
10. Nigeria Police Force HQ
11. Nigerian Army Barracks
12. Power House
13. Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) House 1
14. Head of Service
15. Ministry of Education
16. Ministry of Women Affairs
17. Ministry of Industry
18. Ministry of Trade
19. Ministry of Interior
20. Ministry of Water Resources
21. National Stadium
22. Goodluck Jonathan Athletics Hall
23. Ministry of Finance
24. Ministry of Education
25. Ministry of Trade
26. National Planning Commission (budget)
27. Ministry of Works
28. Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Abuja
29. All other customers owing AEDC

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