Good News! Lights Back On in Nigeria After Grid Outage

Nigerians across the country experienced a power outage on Saturday, August 5th, 2024, around 3 pm. The cause of the nationwide blackout remains unclear at this time.

However, there’s some positive news! According to a statement released on Saturday by Emeka Ezeh, Head of Corporate Communications at the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), bulk power supply was partially restored by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) around 6:54 pm.

“This is to inform you of partial supply restoration after the system collapsed earlier today(Saturday), 6th July 2024.

“So far, Awada and GCM TCN stations received supply at 18:54 hours; Nibo TCN station and Agu Awka TCN station received supply at 18.55 hours and 18:56 hours respectively; while Oji River TCN station received supply at 19:22 hours.

“We are still standing by, anticipating full and normal restoration of supply to other interface TCN stations, ” Ezeh stated.

This means that while some Nigerians have their lights back on, it’s uncertain when a full restoration of power will occur. We recommend following updates from official sources like the TCN for the latest information on the situation.

Did you experience the power outage? Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments below!


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