The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has announced an emergency power outage scheduled by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) at the Alagbon transmission substation.
The outage, which was revealed in a public announcement on Twitter, was to enable TCN carry out maintenance work on the Bus Isolator between between 12pm and 3pm.
“Dear Esteemed Customer, an emergency outage has been scheduled by the TCN at the Alagbon transmission substation between 12 pm and 3 pm today to carry out maintenance work on the Bus Isolator.
“Areas affected include; Island, VI, Lekki and environs.
“Kindly note that this is done for safety reasons and stability of the electricity network. Thank you for your understanding,” the statement read.
The emergency outage comes few hours after EKEDC announced that some 33KV feeders were out on fault. The feeders are located at: “Ademola 1, Banana, Island 2, Anifowose 1, Ajele1, Ikate Expressway, Ilasan, Elemoro, Eleko, Ibeju, Elegushi, Igbo-Efon, Waterfront, New Yaba (Akangba), Badia, Causeway 2, Badagry 33kv, Oko-Afo, Festac 1 (Ojo), Festac 2(Ojo), Festac 1(Amuwo), Snake Island, Badagry Expressway and Agbara”.
For the faulty 33KV feeders, EKEDC assured that their technical teams were working on resolutions to restore power to the affected areas as soon as possible.
Geeky Nigeria reports that On Friday, April 1, EKEDC stated a damaged cable, led to a power outage on Bagco feeder, affecting areas in Imam Dauda, Abosede Kuboye, Eric Moore Close and axis.