Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc. (IBEDC) has secured convictions of a term of three months and two years imprisonments on vandalism of its transformer and electric cables at the Grade A, Customary Court of Appeal, Ibadan and Magistrate Court, Moniya, Ibadan.
The rulings were delivered on Friday, 15 October, 2021 and Monday, 22 November, 2021 respectively.
The criminals: Yusuff Olatunji and Ademola Toheeb were charged to Court at different times on count charges of vandalism and theft. The convictions underscore the firm’s current stance of zero tolerance to all illegal activities within our network.
“Furthermore, the Management of IBEDC hereby reiterates its commitment to sanitize its network from nefarious activities such as vandalism, energy theft and staff assault.
“To this end, we appeal to individuals and communities to collaborate with us to stall this menace, by reporting any of these illegal activities, via our Whistleblowing channels clearly communicated on our website, social media pages, TV and radio programmes etc. In addition, customers can support us by monitoring electricity installations within their communities,” the IBEDC management said.