Blackout worsens as National grid collapses




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The national power grid on Wednesday suffered another system collapse, resulting in worsening the blackout in parts of the country.

The Nation gathered that power grid collapse occurred around 11.00 am on Wednesday and was confirmed by two of the country’s electricity distribution companies in two messages to customers.


A message by Kaduna Electric on Twitter said: “We regret to inform you that the power outage currently being experienced across franchise – Kaduna, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states – is as a result of the collapse of the national grid.”


Similarly, Eko Electricity Distribution Plc, in a message to its customers, said, “Dear customer, there is a partial system collapse on the national grid. TCN partners are working to restore supply immediately. Please bear with us.”

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