National grid collapses again, Lagos, others in blackout

National grid collapses again, Lagos, others in blackout

Blackout is being experienced in some parts of the country as the national grid has collapsed again.

A reliable source reports that the national grid is collapsing for the seventh time in 2022.

Announcing the development, Monday, the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, in a statement via its verified Twitter handle, said, “This is to inform you that the outage you are currently experiencing is due to the system collapse of the national grid, which occurred earlier today at 10:50hrs. This has affected the Transmission Stations within our network and resulted in the loss of power supply to our customers. Kindly bear with us as we await the restoration of the grid.”

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company Plc also announced system collapse, adding that the current blackout being currently experienced had affected the entire South-East.

The announcement contained in a statement by the power distribution company issued in Enugu on Monday was signed by its Head, Corporate Communications, Mr. Emeka Ezeh

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