Residents of Amuwo Odofin in Festac Town, Lagos, under the aegis of Festac Town Resident Association (FTRA), on Friday, 27thFebruary, 2015, staged a peaceful protest against the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKDC), over persistent poor power supply since 2014, outrageous electricity bills in the midst of darkness and failure of power consumers to get the pre-paid meter
The protest which was scheduled to start by 8.30am ended starting around 10am to give room for enough participants to arrive. The proceedings of the demonstration was covered by TV Continental and overseen by Security personnel from Festac Police Station, Area E Division.
The protesters unanimously agreed that there will be no further payment of crazy electricity bills or any bills at all until there’s stable power supply, among other resolutions.
– By Tayo Faloye