The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced a planned electricity outage within the Enugu metropolis to enable maintenance of facilities on Friday, Sept. 4.
This was announced by the Head of Corporate Communications, EEDC, Emeka Ezeh, through a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday in Enugu.
He stated that the planned outage meant to enable the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) engineers’ carry out maintenance on the secondary breaker to the TR2 60MVA power transformer at their New Haven station, would last for four hours, from 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Ezeh said that the exercise would affect electricity supply to Kingsway, Tunnel, Lomalinda and 9th Mile Injection Substations.
Also to be affected are the following step-down feeders;Government House 11KV; Achara Layout 11KV; 9th Mile Industrial 11KV; Okwe 11KV; NTA 11KV; Abor 33KV; Ezeagu 33KV; Ajali 33KV and Government House 33KV.
Other feeders to be affected are Abakaliki Road 11KV; Artisan 11KV; Hilltop 11KV; Coal Camp 11KV; Golf 11KV; Onitsha Road 11KV; GRA 11KV; Power House 11KV and Prisons 11KV.
Consequently, customers in areas such as Ngwo, Ngenevu, Old UNTH, Bunker, Kingsway and Uwani, some parts of Ziks Avenue, Okpara Avenue, 9th mile, Ezeagu, Udi, some parts of Ukehe, Abor and some parts of Achara Layout wont have power supply during the stipulated period.
Also included are those in Government House, Permanent Secretary Quarters, some parts of Independence Layout, Spar Mall, Kia Motors, Psalms Hotel, Rico Factory, Aaron’s Suites and Coal Camp.
Ezeh assured the customers that power supply will be restored as soon as the maintenance is completed.
He also regretted the inconveniences the 4-hour power outage will cause to their esteemed customers.