Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), has warned commuters and residents of Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Kwara, Niger, Ekiti and Kogi to avoid driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Interim Managing Director of IBEDC, Kingsley Achife gave the warning in a statement on Friday.
Achife said the warning is necessary so as to prevent collision with electric poles and other forms of accidents, during the Independence day celebration.
The Interim Director also urged motorists to observe traffic rules to prevent accidents that could damage electricity installations.
He said; “Avoid driving under the influence of alcohol and observe traffic rules to prevent collision with electric poles and other forms of accidents during the independence celebration.’’
” The sacrifices and the ideologies of the founding fathers should remain the watchword for a united and peaceful Country.’’
” Nigerians should continue to strive for the development of the country, based on this, IBEDC is committed to contributing its best to national development through excellent service delivery, improved power supply, prompt response to customers’ complaints and bridging the metering gap across our franchise”.