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  • Updated: December 02, 2023

Anambra to have power blackout — EEDC

Anambra to have power blackout — EEDC

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) said there would be a four-day power outage in Anambra State.

In a press release issued over the weekend, EEDC's Head of Corporate Communications, Emeka Ezeh, stated that the planned outage will take place from December 2nd to December 6th, 2023.

According to him, the temporary outage is required to permit maintenance work on the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) plant, as indicated by Eze.

The statement reads: “As a result of this planned maintenance, the 60MVA power transformer at the GCM station will be shut down for the four days the maintenance will last.

"This will mainly affect our customers in Ogbaru District and some under Onitsha District as the following feeders will be without supply: Harbour 33KV, Golden Oil 33KV, Dozzy 11KV, BridgeHead 11KV, E-Amobi 33KV, Atani Water Works 11KV, Premier 11KV, Housing EBH 11KV, Iyiowa 11KV, Wharf 11KV, Fegge 11KV, Uga 11KV, Market 11KV, Bida 11KV, Iweka 11KV, and Market 11KV feeder.”

Eze described the affected districts as Atani, Bida, Main Market, Iweka, Fegge and its bordering estates, as well as all of Ogbaru's heavy-industrial clusters.

He claims that the areas will be without power for the duration of the outage.

“We regret the inconveniences this development will cause our esteemed customers and assure them that we will be on standby for supply restoration once the maintenance is completed.“We are committed to providing you with quality service delivery,” the statement further stated. 

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