Kaduna Electric withdraws services from three communities over assault on staff

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Kaduna Electric withdraws services from three communities over assault on staff

Kaduna Electric said it has withrawn electricity services from three communities in Kaduna State over assault meted out on its staff while conducting their lawful official duties.

 

The company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Abdulazeez Abdullahi, disclosed this on Saturday, in a petition to the State Commissioner of Police, Umar Musa-Muri, 

 

Abdullahi said the assault, which took place on Feb. 22, at Danbushiya Community, Millennium City, Kaduna, was carried out by an armed group which caused injuries to the company’s Doka Area Manager,  Engr. Asmau Ahmed. 

 

“While the company staff were carrying out lawful official duties within the community, a well armed group of thugs and miscreants assaulted our  company staff . The leader of the thugs, who was  holding a shut gun, threatened to shoot our Doka Area Manager and any staff who enters the community,” the statement says.

 

“He then struck our Doka Area Manager with the butt of the gun on the back of…



Source: Linda Ikeji