…Each compound tasked over N4,000.
by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Five months down the dream, residents of Angwan Boro Primary School Area in Sabon Tasha, Chikun local government area of Kaduna suburb is without electricity supply.
Each compound within the unit has reportedly contributed over N4,000 to assist Kaduna Electric Company to ratify the power problem – but all in vain.
Investigation uncovered that the community youth leaders were compelled to also task the residents to contribute the money, around May/June, when the Electric Company could not restore the fault for months.
It was not clear, at the time of filling this report, whether or not the transformer supplying power to the community is the problem.
Eyewitness sources, however, told our reporter that it has become an everyday promise to the community that the fault would “soon be restored” in the past two weeks.
Residents of the area, especially most of those involved in business driven by electricity had decried untold hardship as a result of the five months’ power outage.
They, therefore, appealed to the relevant authorities to intervene for the benefit of the community and their business, which required electricity.
It was learnt that the power outage started around March and April this year when the community had been facing blackout due to the problem without solution despite out cries.
Contacted, the Company Communication Managers, Alhahi Abdulazeez and Idris Mohammed, could not respond before the time of filling this report.