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Failed recharge tokens throw prepaid consumers into darkness

Failed recharge tokens throw prepaid consumers into darkness

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Some prepaid power consumers have been thrown into darkness for weeks over their inability to recharge tokens. Consumers complained that after purchasing tokens from distribution companies, they have been unable to recharge as the credit code were rejected. Adebunmi Okin, a consumer affected, lamented that effort to get the electricity distribution company (DisCo) to come to his aid since December 2020 had been failed, even as he has been unable to access service. He said: “I purchased a recharge token on December 1, 2020, to recharge my prepaid meter. That was not the first time I would recharge, I followed the normal procedure of getting migration tokens from Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKE DC) website but the tokens were rejected.” Okin, who lives at Akute, O...