Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Official Stabbed To Death While Disconnecting Light, while Another Escapes With Serious Injuries. –Nig24News


A staff of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) was stabbed to death while disconnecting the electricity of customers who did not pay their bills in Abuja.

Nig24news gathered that the employees were on duty in the Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja when a man attacked them from behind on Tuesday afternoon, February 25th,2020.

According to the source, one of the company’s employee was murdered while another escaped with critical injuries.

The body of the deceased company’s official has been taken to the mortuary in Garki Hospital morgue, Area 8, Abuja while The assailant has been apprehended and is in police custody.

The presiding officer of Corporate Communication at AEDC, MR. Oyebode Fadipe confirmed the attack.

He said two of their workers were attacked, while one is dead, the other is receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital and he is doing well.

He added that the attacks on their staffers had become recurrent and rampant.

“The AEDC would pursue this case to the logical conclusion and will no longer take this recurrent attack on their officials lightly”, he added.

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