The national power grid has gone down yet again The national power grid has gone down yet again. 24-hour period following Monday’s blackout
Following Monday’s nationwide grid failure, which resulted in a blackout across the country, another grid failure has taken place.
Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (Ikeja EDCO) and Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) both announced on Tuesday evening that they had experienced a power outage.
Ikeja Disco acknowledged that the collapse had disrupted transmission stations, and that it was already collaborating with authorities to bring the grid back up to full operation.
The national power grid has gone down yet again
According to Ikeja Disco, “the outage you are currently experiencing is due to a system collapse on the National grid that occurred today at 17:10 hrs.,” the company informed.
“This has had an impact on the Transmission Stations that are part of our network.” Please be patient with us as we await the restoration of the power grid. “Please accept our apologies for any trouble this has caused.”
According to a report published on Tuesday by the Enugu Energy Distribution Company (EEDC), an additional electricity grid breakdown across the five South-East states was reported.
“The EEDC would like to advise our valued customers of another system failure that occurred at 5:10 p.m..” it stated.
This comes only a few hours after the national grid went down in the early hours of Monday, March 14 at approximately 10:45 a.m., causing widespread power outages.
All of our outgoing feeders are currently down as a result of this unfortunate development, and supply to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo States has been disrupted. • “We are currently on standby, awaiting further directive from the National Control Centre (NCC) for the restoration of supply.”
Senator Shehu Sani took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the grid failures as well as the plethora of problems the country is now experiencing.
“National grid on the point of failure, airlines firms to’shut down in three days, terrorists on a murdering rampage, and then ASUU…we are basically the African version of Ukraine at the moment,” he wrote in a Twitter thread.