4 days after dislodging the previous board of Benin Electrical energy Distribution Firm (BEDC), the brand new interim Board of the corporate has accredited increment of staff wages efficient from September 2022.
The Chief Government Officer of the corporate, Mr. Henry Ajagbawa disclosed this to journalists in Benin Metropolis, Edo State on Tuesday.
Ajagbawa stated: “Workers represents the very basis of no matter we do as group. And in recognition of that details, the board proceeded to approve a wage enhance of workers by between 5 and 70 p.c”.
The Henry Ajagbawa-led administration took over the BEDC firm on September sixteenth, 2022 following the activation of collateralised shares of Vigeo Energy Restricted in BEDC.
The CEO apologiesd to workers for the psychological uncertainty they went via throughout a number of modifications within the firm; arising from management tussle in current instances.
Whereas pledging environment friendly service supply to clients within the firm’s franchise States of Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti States, Ajagbawa warned workers in opposition to sharp practices.
Based on him, “We are going to put anti-corruption strains on our autos on the highway to checkmate erring workers and obtain criticism.
“Final month, we purchased energy for N9 billion and clients paid about 51 p.c of electrical energy consumed… We should enchantment to our clients to pay their payments”.