Kaduna Electric begins tree-trimming exercise to improve distribution


Kaduna Electric has commenced a tree trimming exercise in parts of Kaduna, Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi, its franchise states, ThisDay reports.

The objective of the exercise according to the Head, Corporate Communications, Abdulazeez Abdullahi, is to improve stability in the company’s network for more efficient electricity distribution to customers.

He added that with the exercise, tracing of faults on the network and rectifying them would be easier and it would also curb the incidences of trees fouling the network lines.

The Kaduna Electric spokesman also said the tree trimming exercise is very important as it helps to reduce significantly the cases of energy losses and ultimately improves on its technical and collection efficiencies.