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Ondo CP asks police barracks to pay their electricity bills

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By Onozure Dania

As Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, in the country intensify efforts at collecting  debts owed by military formations across the country, Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison has summoned a meeting of all Area commanders within her command  to map out modalities for the immediate payment of electricity bills by residents of police barracks in the state.

The CP dropped the hint during a courtesy visit by the Chief State Head, Ondo/Ekiti state, Benin Electricity Distribution Plc., BEDC, Mr Ernest Edgar  in Akure, Ondo state.

In a statement by BEDC,  Chief Corporate Services Officer, Mrs Kunbi Labiyi, Edgar confirmed that with respect to payment for police stations and offices, the Force headquarters have been duly advised and that payment would commence soon.

Mrs. Ibifuro-Harrison said the change mantra of the ruling all Progressives Congress government must start from every individual and the Nigerian Police force must be seen as leading from the front.

Mr Edgar commended the command for the timely arraignment of two vandals with conviction and sentencing of one of them to two years jail by the Odigbo Magistrate Court.


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