How many electricity distribution companies are in Nigeria?
Since the divestment of the Federal Government in electricity distribution in Nigeria and the unbundling of PHCN in 2013, different companies have become responsible for the distribution of electricity to different states and regions.
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As of this writing, there are eleven (11) electricity distribution companies in Nigeria — popularly known as DisCos — responsible for the distribution of electricity in all the 36 states of the federation as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
In this post, we’ll list all the 11 companies responsible for the distribution of electricity in Nigeria.
List of Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria
1. Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC)
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company is responsible for the distribution of electricity in the Federal Capital Territory, Niger State, Kogi State and Nassarawa State.
Head Office: No. 1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja.
Call Centre: 08039070070, 08152141414, 08152151515
2. Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC)
The Benin Electricity Distribution company is responsible for Edo, Ekiti, Delta and Ondo States.
Head Office: No 5, Akpakpava Street, Benin, Edo State.
Call Centre: 08039012323
3. Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC)
Eko Electricity Distribution Company is responsible for the distribution of electricity in the southern Lagos State Ojo, Festac, Ijora, Mushin, Orile, Apapa, Lekki, Ibeju, Lagos Island and Agbara in Ogun State.
Headquarters: 24/25 Marina Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State.
Call Centre: 0708 065 5555
4. Enugu Electricity Distribution Plc (EEDC)
Enugu Electricity Distribution Company is responsible for Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi and Imo States.
Head Office: 62 Okpara Avenue, Enugu, Enugu State.
Call Centre: 084700100
5. Ibadan Electricity Distribution (IBEDC)
IBEDC has the largets franchise in NIgeria and is responsible for the distribution of electricity in Oyo, Ogun, Osun and Kwara and some parts of Ekiti, Kogi and Niger states.
Address: Capital Building, 115 Ring Road, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Call Centre: 09053698850
6. Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (Ikeja Electric)
Ikeja Electric distributes electricity in Abule Egba, Akowonjo, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Oshodi and Shomolu parts of Lagos State
Headquarters: Obafemi Awolowo Way, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.
Call Centre: 09087940825, 017000250.
7. Jos Electricity Distribution Plc (JEDC)
Jos Electricity Distribution company is responsible for Bauchi, Benue, Gombe and Plateau States
Head Office: Electricity House, 9 Ahmadu Bello Way, Jos-Plateau State, Nigeria..
Call Centre: 07069403531
8. Kaduna Electricity Distribution Plc (KNEDC)
Kaduna Elelctric distributes electricity in Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States
Head Office No 1-2 Ahmadu Bello Way, Kaduna, Kaduna State.
Call Centre: 08174035711
9. Kano Electricity Distribution Plc (KEDCO)
KEDCO is the largest electricity distribution company in Nigeria by customer population since November 2013 and distributes electricity in Jigawa, Kano and Katsina States.
Head: No 1 Niger Street/Post Office Road, Kano, Nigeria.
Call Centre: 0700-5555-1111
10. Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Plc (PHEDC)
Address: No 42, Obi Wali Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Franchise Area: Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Rivers
Call: 0700 2255 7433, 08139834000, 08139834001
Call Centre: 0813-983-4000, 0813-983-4001, 0813-983-4002, 0908-783-8800, 0908-783-8801, 0908-783-8802
11. Yola Electricity Distribution Company Plc (YEDC)
YEDC distributes electricity in Adamawa, Borno, Taraba and Yobe States.
Address: No 2 Atiku Abubakar Road, Jimeta – Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria.
Call Centre: 08069366948, 09038853308, 09038853247
This is the list of all the distribution companies in Nigeria and their contacts.
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