Nigeria’s national grid has collapsed again at 10.55 am on Monday, September 26 2022 after the last recorded grid collapse in July.
The grid collapse led to abrupt power outages in Lagos and other states even as electricity distribution companies (Discos) are reporting the incident.
Geeky Nigeria reports that Ikeja Electric (IE), Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC), and Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) reported the incident on their social media handles.
In an update, Ikeja Electric said:
“The current supply interruption is as a result of total collapse of the national grid today which has led to outage across all Ikeja Electric network.
“Please be assured that your supply will be restored as soon as supply is restored to the national grid. Apologies for the inconveniences we must have caused you.”
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) gave its account thus:
“The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC)wishes to inform her esteemed customers of a system collapse which occurred at 10:51 am today, 26th September 2022.
“This has resulted in the loss of supply currently being experienced across the network. Due to this development, all our interface TCN stations are out of supply, and we are unable to provide service to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and the Imo States.
“We are on standby awaiting detailed information of the collapse and restoration of supply from the National Control Centre (NCC), Osogbo.”
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) explained that a system collapse caused the current power outage from the National Grid at about 10.55 am on September 26th, 2022.