The administration of Enugu Electrical energy Distribution Firm (EEDC) has on Wednesday paid a go to to one in all its employees who was not too long ago attacked on the road of obligation.
The sufferer, Mr. Obiajulu Atta, an Operations Technician, is at present obtained 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 hooked up to Umudike Service Middle below Umuahia District, Abia State, was attacked by a buyer.
The shopper, whose identification just isn’t disclosed, was to be disconnected for non-payment of electrical energy invoice; however he acquired infuriated, went for a matchet to chop Atta’s head however ended up chopping one in all his palms after a battle.
Offor, represented by his Chief of Employees, Mr Chris Ezike, stated that the whole firm, the board and administration of EEDC, feels the ache Atta was going via 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’re an worker of EEDC and finishing up your reputable obligation no one has the fitting 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 effectively and want you regular restoration.
“We’re additionally reassuring you that whoever this perpetrator is and his cohorts might be delivered to justice.
“Tomorrow, we might be heading to Umuahia to interface with the police and different safety companies to facilitate and quick monitor the arrest of the perpetrator(s).
“What he did was callous, unacceptable to humanity and to the corporate as effectively.
“This he did with none provocation from you, you weren’t armed however solely making an attempt to discharge your reputable obligation,’’ he stated.
Offor, who didn’t disclose the quantity of the money, stated that people who assault each EEDC employees and set up could be handled and prosecuted.
“As an organization, we’re investing massively in electrical energy provide to raised the residing situation of Nigerians in our franchise space and count on them to reciprocate by paying their payments and shield 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 folks and that the corporate is standing by me at this vital time.
“I thanks all for all these items carried out for me and the chairman taking private dedication to see to my fast restoration,’’ he stated.