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Lagos to experience power outage for five days

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), a firm in charge of supplying power to Lagos has announced that there would be a five days power outage in some parts of the state this week.

Godwin Idemudia, EKEDC’s spokesman said in a statement on Monday, that the outage would affect Ikoyi, Victoria Island and parts of Lagos Island from Wednesday to Sunday.

The spokesman said the blackout was due to activities from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to address technical and maintenance issues at Alagbon transmission station.

“We want to inform our esteem customers that from Wednesday, May 24 to Sunday, May 28, there will be an outage within Ikoyi, Victoria Island and parts of Lagos Island.

“This is to enable TCN maintenance crew resolve some technical issues within Alagbon transmission stations,’’ EKEDC said.The EKEDC spokesman said that the company highly regretted any inconveniences caused by the five-day outage.”

He said power supply will be restored once the maintenance is concluded.


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