The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company Plc has explained that the poor power supply currently being experienced by its customers across the South-East is beyond the control of the organisation.

The company attributed the situation to low energy generation, which has resulted in a drop in power supply.

The Head, Corporate Communications, EEDC, Emeka Ezeh, who made this known on Monday, appealed to customers to bear with the firm.

There have been power outages across the region leading to a slowing down of commercial and economic activities, as many operators of business entities have shut operations due to the high cost of fuel and diesel to power their operations.

According to Ezeh, the development has resulted in low generation, leading to a reduction in the quantum of daily megawatt hours of energy allocated to distribution companies nationwide, thereby impacting the quality of service to its customers.

He said, “We understand the inconveniences this situation has caused our esteemed customers and appeal for their understanding as it is beyond us.

“We can only distribute what is allocated to us. Efforts are being made by the various stakeholders in the power sector to address this issue, and we hope this yields positive results so that normal distribution will return.

“EEDC remains committed to providing improved services to her esteemed customers.”