National Grid Collapses Again, High Tension Wire Dropped in Lagos


CEM REPORT | The Eko Electricity Distribution Company has announced that the National grid has yet collapsed again.

The distribution company made the announcement via it official twitter account.

The company while explaining that the collapse was responsible for its inadequate service delivery noted that it was working with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to resolve the issues.

“Dear Esteemed Customers, we regret to inform you of the on going system collapse on the National grid. This has affected our entire network and impacted our ability to deliver optimum service.

” Please bear with us as we are working with our TCN partners on a swift resolution.’

Eko Electric further explained that outage in certain areas was as a result of the dropped High Tension mainline wire on Babalola feeder in Ikate zone, Surulere.

“The outage you are experiencing is due to dropped HT mainline wire on Babalola feeder in Ikate zone, Surulere.”

The company listed the affected areas to be;

Abayomi, Abiodun Wright, Adegbola, Adenike, Agbenla, Aishatu, Ajose, Akanji, Ayinde, Cole, Gasper, Muniru baruwa, Odubiyi, Olaogun, Olatilewa, Oremeji and Zamba.

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It further said:

“Our technical team is working to rectify the fault.”

Recall that CEM, reported of the national grid collapse last month.

This brings the number of collapse within six months to about five times.

Nigeria continues to suffer from power outage despite several intervention from the federal government and the Central Bank of Nigeria.

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