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Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by OdionAkghigbe: 6:49pm On Nov 27, 2018
[b[i]]…tells House of Reps that Edo doesn’t want a ‘failed, unserious’ DISCO[/i][/b]

There was mild drama at the office of the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday, as the governor walked the Managing Director (MD) of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Mrs. Funke Osibodu, out of his office for failing to meet obligations to electricity consumers in Edo and throwing the state into darkness for weeks.

This happened when the governor received members of the Federal House of Representatives Committee on Power led by Hon. Daniel Asuquo, who were in Government House, on a courtesy visit.

The governor was surprised to see the BEDC boss, whose name was not on the list of expected guests to Government House, but embedded herself in the National Assembly delegation, to gain access to the governor, who has been in darkness alongside millions of Edo State residents, for weeks.

Speaking to the delegation after Mrs. Osibodu had left the gathering, the governor said BEDC has continued to fail in collaborating with the state government to provide stable electricity in the state, instead the company has posed as an obstacle to meeting the goal.

“BEDC has been an obstacle all the way. They will not provide electricity and will not allow you to get alternative sources of power. The state will not allow it,” the governor said.

According to him, “As Governor of Edo State, we have lost confidence in BEDC. We don’t want them here. We are in darkness. Let us remain in darkness until we find people who are capable of delivering electricity. This is our position.”

The governor said despite the fact that the state generates about 600 to 700 megawatts of electricity, the people are still in darkness, wondering how he is expected to explain the irony to the people, who are well aware that they produce a substantial amount of electricity in the country.

He noted that BEDC has failed to recognise that they have to be patriotic and responsible to the state and the country but instead they have been noncommittal about the issue of power distribution.

“To assist, we set up electricity committee across the local government areas chaired by the Deputy Governor of the state, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, with BEDC as member to understand the challenge. But BEDC frustrated our resolve to finding a lasting solution to the issue of providing electricity to our people.”

Earlier, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Power, Hon. Daniel Asuquo, said they were in the state for an oversight function on the activities of BEDC and other players in the electricity value chain.

He said Edo State consumes half of daily power supply under the BEDC, noting that the state has the highest number of consumers on the network, which makes it critical to engage with the governor and people of the state on the level of service delivery by players in the value chain.

“We are here to see how to intervene to ensure that you deliver on your electioneering promises to the people of Edo State as you are answerable to them,” Hon. Asuquo said.


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R-L: Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Chairman, Committee on Power, House of Representatives, Hon. Daniel Asuquo; Senior Legislative Aide (SLA) to the Chairman, Daniel Madubike and member, House Committee on Power, Hon. Hassan Abubakar, during a courtesy visit to the governor by the House of Representatives Committee on Power, at Government House, Benin City, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018

SOURCE: http://thebellng.com/for-throwing-edo-state-into-darkness-obaseki-walks-bedc-md-out-of-his-office/

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by OdionAkghigbe: 6:53pm On Nov 27, 2018
PHOTO 2:
Chairman, Committee on Power, House of Representatives, Hon. Daniel Asuquo and other committee members addressing newsmen after a meeting with Governor Godwin Obaseki at Government House, Benin City, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by OdionAkghigbe: 6:59pm On Nov 27, 2018
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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by Nobody: 7:06pm On Nov 27, 2018
Rotfl

This is how we should treat our none performing politicians

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by Lastdon02(m): 7:06pm On Nov 27, 2018
Na Them sabi

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by dannyoungstick(m): 7:06pm On Nov 27, 2018
ok

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by INTROVERT(f): 7:07pm On Nov 27, 2018
grin grin hahahahhaha grin grin

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by ikson(m): 7:07pm On Nov 27, 2018
Na lie!!!

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by lordkush: 7:07pm On Nov 27, 2018
fashola is next.








himself and his clueless master will be shown the door by well meaning Nigerians.




the zombies can have them grin

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by reechest: 7:07pm On Nov 27, 2018
grin

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by ND1243: 7:07pm On Nov 27, 2018
grin

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by buhariguy(m): 7:07pm On Nov 27, 2018
The only reason i can be against my guy, is when he will renew these PDP woman contract,
So the jobless aggressive lazy idiotic pigs of Bia-fra terrorist should be praying for my guy to renew the contract.

But I will still vote for my guy because thief atiku and PDP are far from me as light are far from darkness.

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by Nobody: 7:08pm On Nov 27, 2018
BEDC is the most incompetent disco in the entire nation. no power in benin for a month. useless company with a useless MD

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by HardcoreEdoman: 7:08pm On Nov 27, 2018
Thank you baba obaseki, the greatest governor Ever..

Imagine this useless electricity company, just 6 hours light for full day sometimes they don't even bring throughout the day

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by ObservantFellow: 7:08pm On Nov 27, 2018
This is how PVCs should work
Walking incompetent leaders out of public officesgrin
Unfortunately, some swallow the bait of a second chance to a person who has had over 1,000 different days in over 3 years to make an impact in Nigeria but failed, instead asks for another interval angry

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by hannahwealth(f): 7:09pm On Nov 27, 2018
I wish the Governor of Rivers State can do the same cos we only imagine light in some part of Port Harcourt

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by easynetsms(m): 7:09pm On Nov 27, 2018
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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by HardcoreEdoman: 7:10pm On Nov 27, 2018
hiroz:
BEDC is the most incompetent disco in the entire nation.
no power in benin for a month.
useless company with a useless MD
I swr bro

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by AngelicBeing: 7:10pm On Nov 27, 2018
grin

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by contigiency(m): 7:10pm On Nov 27, 2018
That is governance, where everybody is tasked on his deliverables. And not where everybody blames the governor or the president for every misfortune, not minding that certain supposed capable hands have been hired and appointed to deliver on key areas. And they are heavily paid for the positions they occupy. so they should be held accountable on their various positions. And not always the president who must not be everywhere at the same time. Even my neighbour said the other day that his inability to impregnate his wife was caused by buhari. So you see how ridiculous we are now getting as a society.

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by CakezbyMarie: 7:10pm On Nov 27, 2018
Film trick
Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by calebfm(m): 7:10pm On Nov 27, 2018
dem dry craze for head light we No see for ondo state and dem dry bring exorbitant fees and dey no gree give me meter

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by Passionate888: 7:10pm On Nov 27, 2018
Nice one from the UGLY governor with an UGLY desposition

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by Antipob777(f): 7:11pm On Nov 27, 2018
FTC for the first time, baba oluwa God thanks for picking my calls.

I must get married this year but never an igbo guy. They are scanners, gold diggers

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by Yankee101: 7:11pm On Nov 27, 2018
I'm liking the actions of this Obaseki small small

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by AngelicBeing: 7:11pm On Nov 27, 2018
hiroz:
BEDC is the most incompetent disco in the entire nation.
no power in benin for a month.
useless company with a useless MD
And yet they are bringing estimated bills to consumers shocked

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by Twoclans(f): 7:11pm On Nov 27, 2018
Lefulefu come ohhhh your governor don vex

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by uwa244(m): 7:11pm On Nov 27, 2018
Confirmed news. We are in miserable darkness in Edo state due to the inefficiencies of BEDC.

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by royallord1(m): 7:12pm On Nov 27, 2018
cheesy cheesy

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by Mankosi: 7:12pm On Nov 27, 2018
Ok

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Re: Obaseki Walks Funke Osibodu, BEDC MD Out Of His Office Over Darkness In Edo by Nobody: 7:12pm On Nov 27, 2018
Oh

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