Nationwide darkness looms, as national grid collapses again

Onwubuke Melvin
Onwubuke Melvin

A significant power outage has been reported in numerous states across the country as a result of the national power grid failure.

According to The PUNCH, the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company confirmed the incident in a statement, adding that the grid failed around 3:09 p.m. on July 6.

In a statement, DisCo said that all its interfaces in the Transmission Company of Nigeria stations are out of supply and that it is unable to offer services to consumers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo states.

“The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company wishes to inform its esteemed customers of a general system collapse which occurred at 15:09 hours today, 6th July 2024. This has resulted in the loss of supply currently being experienced across the network.

“Due to this development, all our interface TCN stations are out of supply, and we are unable to provide services to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo States.

“We are on standby awaiting detailed information of the collapse and restoration of supply from the National Control Centre, Osogbo,” a statement by the EEDC Head of Corporate Communications, Emeka Ezeh, read.

Details later…

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