The Kaduna Electric, on Monday warned customers against cutting down trees close to power lines to avoid electrocution.
This is contained in a statement issued by Abdulazeez Abdullahi, Head, Corporate Communication of the company,
“The Management of Kaduna Electric wishes to call on its esteemed customers to desist from cutting tree branches or trimming tree leaves that are in direct contact with power lines.
“This is very dangerous and can result in electrocution.
“Whenever the need to do so arises, customers are advised to kindly contact the Kaduna Electric Customer Service Center nearest to them so that our staff can be detailed to carry out the exercise.“
Abdullahi said the company was making efforts to safeguard its customers in Kaduna, Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi States.