If you know anyone in your area that connected their light direct to the high tension wires; you can report them and get paid for doing it!

This is because the Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc has offered to pay anyone who reports energy theft 20% of the money recovered from the defaulter.

Chief Executive Officer of Eko Disco, Mr. Oladele Amoda, announced this while meeting with some customers in Festac Town on Friday.

Amoda said the company has lost over 1 billion Naira to various forms of energy theft and vandalism in the zone.

A special task force has been set up to inspect houses impose a penalty of 1 million Naira on anyone caught in energy theft.

Amoda said the company will prosecute offenders and publish their names in newspapers.

“We appeal to our customers to avoid engaging in bye-passing the meters because its criminal and punishable under Electricity Regulation Code of Conduct Act.

“ l will advise customers to exercise patience with Eko Disco as we promise to address all the issues as regards estimated billing and other  challenges,’’ he said.