Electricity Blackout as Nigeria records system collapse
Written by Henry on January 17, 2020
The nation power sector has recorded the first system collapse for the year 2020.
The development which was confirmed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria took place around 12:37pm local time, forcing the entire nation into total darkness
According to the transmission company, “their men have already moved to restore the grid, and they hope before the end of the day power will be restored.
“Currently they are yet to ascertain the actual cause of the collapse. They have said they will disclose the cause of the collapse after the system has been fixed.’
Meanwhile, in a tweet by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), the company stated : “Dear Customer, present outage affecting all is a TCN System Disturbance on the grid. Power to be restored as soon as available,” . “Dear Customer, the outage which occurred at 1237hrs is due to a TCN system collapse affecting Lekki, Ibeju& environs. The team is working to restore power. Please, bear with us.”