Residents of of Ita-Olookan community, Owode Ede (a suburb of Ede), Ireti-Ayo in Ilesha and others in Osun state have cried out for help and complain about the epileptic power supply they have been experiencing in the past few days.
According to some of them who spoke to our correspondent, the situation has started to affect daily living and taking tolls on business activities in the state.
A resident of Owode-Ede, Adewumi Mayowa revealed that the epileptic power supply has not only affected his business activities but also access to communication as one of the telecommunications mast located within the community is not functioning optimally.
For Tunde Shittu, Ita-Olookan community has never experienced electricity supply this bad before.
He explained that he has to leave home very early every day and come back late at night, adding that the weather condition made it unbearable at night due to the excessive heat.
According to him, “Most of the houses in this community are old. So, most families have to make do with sleeping in the open until anytime that electricity supply is restored. That is if it is restored.”
When contacted, the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) spokesperson, Kikelomo Owoeye explained that every complaint has its own peculiarities.
She revealed that there was the need to have the records checked in order to ascertain if the problem was a fault or not and if it was a fault, to determine what type of fault.
“All the areas mentioned are not operating under the same feeder. This is why record checking is very essential. It is not something I can comment on just like that.
“I need to be sure of what I am responding to,” she added.