The National Grid on Wednesday suffered another system collapse resulting in blackout in some parts of the country.
Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) confirmed the development in a statement on Wednesday.
“Dear Customers, we regret to inform you of a system collapse on the National grid at precisely 11:27a.m today, July 20.
“We are in talks with the Transmission Company of Nigeria to ascertain the cause of the collapse and a possible restoration timeline.
“We will keep you updated on the situation,” the electricity distribution company said.
Also the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced a system collapse in the South-East, which had affected supply in its franchise areas in the zone.
The Head, Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Enugu.
“EEDC wishes to inform her esteemed customers that the loss of supply currently being experienced is as a result of a general system collapse which occurred at 11:27a.m. today, Wednesday, July 20.
“This was restored, but at 2:52pm another partial collapse occurred.
“As a result, we are currently at zero allocation and our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo are out of supply,” he said.
The EEDC spokesman said that “the company is on standby, awaiting signal from the National Control Centre (NCC) for restoration of supply”.
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