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The Benin Chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association, says it’s taking legal action against the power company in Edo State.
The decision to drag the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to court was reached at the Meeting held on Sunday, 6 October 2019.
The Association has constituted a legal Team to proceed in Court against the power company for what it termed “ineptitude and illegalities against Electricity Consumers” in its jurisdiction.
The Committee has two Legal Titans -Osagie Obayuwana and K.O.Obamogie as Consultants.
Also in the Legal Team are Sam Atoe Esq., Osagie Oaikhnena, Ighedosa Imadegbelo Esq.
The Chairman of the Association, Prince Collins Benson Ogiegbaen said the legal brawl was a promise kept from his earlier comment on the matter at the Opening of the Legal Year in Edo State on Friday the 4th of October.
Abraham Oviawe Esq. in a comment during the Meeting deprecated the norm of expatriates from BEDC using Soldiers as a weapon of Oppression of Electricity Consumers in Edo State.