Another power system collapse paralyses economic activities in South-East

Electricity National grid collapse


The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says that another system collapse have led to loss of electricity supply in South-East on Monday.

The Head, Corporate Communications of EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, said in a statement in Enugu that the collapse occurred at 2:41 a.m on Monday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that this was the sixth time the zone experienced power grid collapse in 2024.

“This resulted in the loss of supply to all our interface TCN stations. Consequently, we were unable to provide service to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo States.

“However, the situation is gradually being resolved as we received test supply at Awada TCN station, Onitsha, at 7:30a.m.

“We are in constant communication with the relevant authorities awaiting full restoration of supply by the National Control Centre (NCC), Oshogbo.

“Thank you for your usual understanding and cooperation, he said.




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