Lawyer demands N200m in damages from AEDC for poor services



By Taiye Agbaje

A legal practitioner, Musa Abdullahi, has dragged the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), demanding a N200 million compensation over allegations bordering on epileptic power supply.

Abdullahi, who filed the suit marked: NSHC/SD/27/2022, also prayed the court to give an order, in the alternative, directing a six-month bill-free period for the plaintiff as compensation for all the period of unjustified power interruption.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the originating summon, dated and filed on March 4, was before Justice Mariya Ismail of a High Court of Niger State sitting in Suleja, Niger state.

NAN reports that Abdullahi is suing AEDC (defendant) on behalf of electricity consumers in Dawaki, Mata Akawu, Suleja Club, Maje, Kwamba, Bakasi, Gangare Kwata, Chaza, Emir Palace, Hassan Dallatu, Church Road, Rafin Sanyi, Paolosa and Kwankwashe; all of Suleja Local Government.

The lawyer urged the court to determine that whether…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria