Awka, other communities face prolonged blackout

Nigeria – Some Communities in Anambra State are to experiencing prolonged blackout as a result of loss of supply from the Transmission Company of Nigeria’s (TCNs), 132KV line. 

Head, Corporate Communications, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) Plc., Mr Emeka Ezeh explained that the current outage was a result of loss of supplies from TCN. 

“I wish to inform our esteemed customers in Awka and Ekwulobia, Anambra State that the power outage currently being experienced is as a result of loss of supply from the TCN 132KV line, which affected their Agu Awka and Nibo Stations. 

This incident that occurred on June 2 adversely affected power supply to the entire Awka district, Neni and Agulu 33KV feeders in Ekwulobia District.  

“Consequently, the entire Awka District and Agulu, Nise, Awgbu, Aguluizuigbo, Nanka, Umuchu, Achina, Uga, Obodoukwu, Isuofia, Nkpologwu, Adazi Nnukwu, Adazi-Ani, Oraukwu, Nnokwa, Alor,  Obeledu and Akwaeze. 

Others are Igboukwu, Oraezi, NAFDAC, Akpamkpisi, Agbadani, Eke Market, Jiodo, Igwe Nri, Nri Boys, Aguluezechukwu Town, Ula and Umuchiana. 

The rest include some parts of Ekwulobia, Ihuokpala, Nkolo; some parts of Oko Road, Agba, Ekwulobia Road, Eke Ekwulobia and some parts of Stadium Road, Ekekanaya, Ortom Place Hotel, and Bank Road all in Ekwulobia District. 

“As we await the restoration of supply by TCN, we sincerely regret the inconveniences this has caused to our esteemed customers. 

“I assure you that supplies will be restored as soon as the TCN team completes the maintenance.   “EEDC remains committed to delivering improved services to our customers’’.