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Kaduna Electric tops safety ranking for October 2018

Engr. Garba Haruna, MD, Kaduna Electric

14 November 2018, Sweetcrude, Lagos — Kaduna Electric has emerged first in the October 2018 safety ranking of electricity distribution companies or Discos by the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency, NEMSA.

The ranking of the Discos was released by the Managing Director of NEMSA, Engr. Peter Ewesor.

The ranking showed that the  company maintained zero work-related injury for the past five months.

NEMSA used five criteria for the ranking namely; total number of accidents, fatalities, major injuries, bad networks and monthly safety reporting compliance. Kaduna Electric ranked first in all the five criteria.

A statement by the company’s Head of Corporate Communication, AbdulAzeez Abdullahi,  attributed this recognition to the rigorous safety protocols put in place by the company before any work is carried out by its technical team.

He also said the company places a lot of premium on safety awareness hence the several customer engagement initiatives organised to sensitise customers on imbibing the culture of safety.

The statement called on customers to always observe all necessary safety precautions when using electric appliances and to avoid building or trading under power lines.

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