The administration of Enugu Electrical energy Distribution Firm (EEDC) has on Wednesday paid a go to to one among its employees who was lately attacked on the road of responsibility.
The sufferer, Mr. Obiajulu Atta, an Operations Technician, is at the moment acquired therapy on the College of Nigeria Educating Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla.
The Chairman of EEDC, Sir Emeka Offor, offered money donation when he paid a go to to Atta in his hospital mattress, with a vow that the fleeing perpetrator should be arrested and prosecuted.
DAILY POST had reported that at about 2;30 p.m. on March 16, Atta, who’s connected to Umudike Service Heart beneath Umuahia District, Abia State, was attacked by a buyer.
The shopper, whose id will not be disclosed, was to be disconnected for non-payment of electrical energy invoice; however he bought infuriated, went for a matchet to chop Atta’s head however ended up chopping one among his fingers after a wrestle.
Offor, represented by his Chief of Employees, Mr Chris Ezike, stated that your entire firm, the board and administration of EEDC, feels the ache Atta was going by means of after being inflicted with a excessive diploma of damage.
The chairman stated, “What occurred to you occurred to all of us; so far as you might be an worker of EEDC and finishing up your legit responsibility no one has the best to molest or inflict a excessive diploma of damage on you.
“Sir Emeka Offor despatched us to inform you that the board and administration of EEDC is with you. We want you nicely and need you regular restoration.
“We’re additionally reassuring you that whoever this perpetrator is and his cohorts might be dropped at justice.
“Tomorrow, we might be heading to Umuahia to interface with the police and different safety businesses to facilitate and quick monitor the arrest of the perpetrator(s).
“What he did was callous, unacceptable to humanity and to the corporate as nicely.
“This he did with none provocation from you, you weren’t armed however solely making an attempt to discharge your legit responsibility,’’ he stated.
Offor, who didn’t disclose the quantity of the money, stated that those who assault each EEDC employees and set up can be handled and prosecuted.
“As an organization, we’re investing massively in electrical energy provide to higher the dwelling situation of Nigerians in our franchise space and count on them to reciprocate by paying their payments and defend our set up,’’ he stated.
Responding, Atta appreciated the board and administration of the corporate for the money donation and taking good care of his medical bills.
“I’m so delighted to see you individuals and that the corporate is standing by me at this crucial time.
“I thanks all for all this stuff executed for me and the chairman taking private dedication to see to my fast restoration,’’ he stated.