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One of the employees of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) was stabbed to death while disconnecting the electricity of customers who never paid their electricity bills.
The AEDC employees were on an assignment in the Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, when a man rushed them from behind on Tuesday afternoon, February 25.
One of them was murdered while another escaped with serious injuries.
Guardian report that The AEDC official’s deceased body has been deposited at the mortuary in Garki Hospital, Area 8, Abuja.
The mugger has been arrested and he is in police custody.
Oyebode Fadipe, the head of Corporate Communication at AEDC confirmed the attack.
Fadipe said two of their workers were attacked, one is dead and the other is receiving treatment at an unannounced hospital and he’s doing alright.
He said that the attacks on their employees had been occurring often and rampant.
He also said that AEDC would follow up the case to logical conclusion and it will no longer repeat itself again.