Friday, January 21

EEDC explains power outage in Awka, environs

By: Awesome Ekene

Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) has blamed loss of supply currently being experienced in Awka and environs on power failure from Agu-Awka Injection Substation.

The electricity company, in a statement by its Head, Corporate Communications,
Emeka Ezeh explained that Agu-Awka Substation lost supply from Onitsha TCN Station at 10:42am on Monday, adding that the cause was yet to be communicated.

While regretting the inconveniences the development had caused its customers, EEDC assured that it was standing by for further communication and supply restoration from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)

The statement reads, “The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) wishes to inform her esteemed customers in Awka and environs that the loss of supply currently being experienced is as a result of power failure from Agu-Awka Injection Substation.

“The Agu-Awka Substation lost supply from Onitsha TCN Station at 10:42am today 29th November 2021 and the cause is yet to be communicated. This development affected electricity supply to Awka District, Neni, and Agulu 33KV feeders under Ekwulobia District.

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“As a result, all our customers in Awka, Agulu, Nise, Neni, Awgbu, Aguluizuigbo, Nanka, Umuchu, Achina, Uga, Obodoukwu, Isuofia, Mkpologwu, Adazinuku, Adaziani, Oraukwu, Nnokwa, Alor, Adazienu, Obeledu, Akwaeze, Igboukwu, Oraezi Aguluezechukwu Town, Ula, Umuchiana, Ihuokpala, Nkolo, Oko Road, Agba, Ekuwlobia Road, Eke Ekwulobia, Stadium Road, Ekekanaya, Ortom Place Hotel, Bank Road, and NAFDAC area are without power supply.

“We are standing by for further communication and supply restoration from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and regret the inconveniences this has caused our esteemed customers.

“EEDC remains committed to providing improved services to her customers.”

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