Electricity company announces restoration of power supply in S/East

By Charles Onyekwere, South-East Correspondent

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced the restoration of power supply within all the states of the South-East, its franchise coverage area.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Head, Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, made available to newsmen on Monday in Enugu. Ezeh said that power supply had since commenced in its outgoing feeders, following the restoration of the national grid which collapsed on June 12 evening.

National Grid
National Grid

“However, due to the low energy allocation to EEDC, occasioned by the poor generation, some of our feeders are currently put on system load-shedding by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

“We, therefore, thank our esteemed customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo States for their support and understanding during the period we lost supply. EEDC is assuring them of our continued commitment towards providing improved services,” he said.

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It would be recalled that on June 12 at about 6:49 p.m, there was a grid collapse leading to EEDC outgoing feeders being knocked out of electricity supply; thus, affecting supply to the entire South-East states.

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