Total Black Out In Lagos and Other State As The National Grid Collapses
The Eko Electricity Distribution Company said that blackouts will occur in eight states, including Lagos, The national grid crashed for the second time in 2022.
Lagos, Enugu, Kaduna, Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and the Imo States are among the states impacted.
Nigerians have been complaining about the lack of electrical supplies in recent months.
While the problem remains, EEDC reported in a short text to its clients on Monday that the national grid system collapsed around 10:40 a.m. today.
The text message reads as follows:
“Dear esteemed customer, a system collapse occurred on the national grid at 10:40 am today, leading to outages across our network.
“We are working on the situation with our TCN partners and will keep you updated. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused,”
However, Kaduna Electricity verified the grid’s failure to its clients, promising them that electricity will be restored as soon as possible.
“We regret to inform you that the power outage being experienced in our franchise states is due to System Collapse of the National Grid which occurred at about 10:40 am,” the firm said.
“Power supply shall be restored as soon as the National Grid is powered back. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience,”
The Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC also informed its consumers about the critical situation, stating that the system failure impacted supplies in the states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo.
“The Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC) desires to advise her respected clients in the South East of a general system breakdown which happened this morning, Monday, 14th March 2022 at 10:40 am,” said the message signed by EEDC Head, Corporate Communications, Emeka Ezeh.
“This is the reason for the loss of supply currently being experienced across the network.
“Consequently, all our outgoing feeders are out and supply to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and the Imo States are affected by this development.”