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Blackout in Lagos as Eko Disco announces system collapse

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company on Monday announced national power grid collapse that has yet again resulted in epileptic power supply and poor business operations.

On Monday, the eko disco and the national power grid collapsed for the third time in a period of one month, throwing many households and businesses in parts of Lagos Nigeria into darkness.

The collapse occurred around 10:am on Monday, according to information by the eko electricity distribution companies.

The statement reads in parts , “Dear esteemed customer, we regret to inform you of a total system collapse on the national grid at 10:40 am today, leading to outages across our network. We are closely monitoring the situation with our TCN partners to determine the cause and a timeline for resolution”.

Eko Electricity said in the statement that customers should be notified of a planned outage that will take place between 7th to 13th March 2022.

“The essence of the outage is to carry out qualitative maintenance, upgrade and rehabilitation on Nitel Injection Substation for efficient, stable and reliable supply.

It added that this will affect customers in Agege Motor Rd, Ladipo, Anipele, Iyala, Fatai Atere, Small scale, Obagun Road, FIRO, Ladipo Mkt, Oduduwa, Obagun, Palm Avenue, Buhari Rd, CAC str, Oshodi Express, Army Cantonment, Adedokun and environment.

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