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Power Outage Hits Parts of Enugu



The Enugu Electricity Distribution (EEDC) says the planned outage by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) scheduled to take place on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023, is meant for emergency maintenance work.

The Head, Corporate Communications of EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, said in a statement on Friday that the outage would enable TCN engineers carry out maintenance on their T1A 150MVA Power Transformer at their New Haven Station, Enugu.

According to Ezeh, this exercise will affect our Kingsway Line 1&2 33KV, New Haven 33KV, Government House 33KV, Independence Layout 33KV, and New NNPC 33KV feeders.

“Consequently, electricity supply to our customers in parts of Emene, entire 9th Mile and surrounding communities, New Haven, Independence Layout, Coal City Garden, GRA, Golf, areas behind Central Bank of Nigeria, State CID, Okpara Avenue, Station Road will be out.

“Customers in Colliary, Constitution Road, Railway/Good shed, Western Avenue, Bank Avenue, Ridge Way, Club Road, Kingsway Way Road, Enugu Secretariat, Red Cross and Court Avenue, Abakaliki Road, Ogui Junction, Zoo Estate, Old Government Lodge and Park Lane Hospital will be affected also.

“People living in Fidelity Estate, Shoprite, Golden Royale, CBN Quarters, New Market, Works Road, Aguowa, Artisan Market, Asata, New Haven Market and environs, Ebeano Housing Estate, Agbani Road, Old UNTH and environs will be without electricity supply during the maintenance,” he said.

The EEDC spokesman said that the company regret the inconveniences this would cause its customers; while assure them that “supply will be restored once the maintenance is completed”.

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“EEDC remains committed to delivering improved services to its esteemed customers,” he added.

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