Ughelli Women Go Nude To Protest Continued Stealing Of BEDC Armoured Cables

From Erirhe Loveth, IT Student   Women from Onoharigho Street in Otovwodo Community in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government Area from have gone nude to protest the incessant vandalization of transformers in the area by unknown vandals.   The women who came out in their numbers, chanted different songs of lamentation, raining curses on suspected cable vandals.   According to one of the protesters, who identified herself as Mrs. Comfort Ojevwe, “Residents of Onoharigho Street had suffered untold hardship over the incessant vandalization of the transformer in the…

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One Injured As BEDC Staff Fight Dirty Over Illegal Operations In Ughelli

By Politicsgovernance.com A staff attached to the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) is currently battling for his life at a private hospital in Ughelli, Ughelli North Local government area of Delta State, after being stabbed severally by suspected illegally constituted task force.   The injured Staff simply identified as Samuel Ojumu Adesina had engaged an illegal tax force team allegedly constituted by the Ughelli District Business Manager to monitor the activities of direct staff of the distribution company. It was gathered. An eye witness who rushed the victim to a…

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Many escape death as BEDC Poles Collapse In Ughelli

By Joel Grandball & Omamuzo Efidhere THERE was pandemonium in Ughelli community as two high tension poles with 11KVA belonging to Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, collapses along Isoko road in Otovwodo.  This is just the Business Manager, Ughelli Business District of the company, Mr Bethel Ebiuwhe and the Ughelli North Council chairman, Godwin Adode have warned traders under electricity lines to urgently vacate such areas in other to avoid being eletrocuted. Briefing newsmen after holding meeting with the Traditional ruler of Ughelli kingdom, HRM Wilson Oharisi III, and the…

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