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The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced a planned power outage in Imo which is scheduled to commence from on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9am to 11am.
This announcement was contained in a release signed by Mr Emeka Ezeh, EEDC’s Head of Corporate Communications which was made available to The Eastern Updates on Thursday.
Ezeh said that the outage which will affect the Owerri-Alaoji 132KV line 1 was to enable the technical crew of the Transmission Company of Nigeria attend to a line fault on one of the towers.
He also said that as an additional apparatus for the safety of the engineers, the Owerri-Alaoji 132KV line 2 would also be interrupted during the exercise.
‘The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC, (EEDC) wishes to inform her esteemed customers in Imo State of a planned outage on Owerri-Alaoji 132KV line 1, scheduled to hold on Saturday 4th December 2021 from 9am to 11am.
‘The outage will affect supply to Egbu Transmission Station and all the 33KV feeders, namely Mbaise, Okigwe, Alex, Airport, Owerri, Orlu, New Oguta, and Oguta, feeding Owerri and New Owerri districts.
‘Consequently, our customers in Imo (except parts of Orlu and Mbaise that receive supply from Anambra and Umuahia respectively) will be out of electricity supply during the period of the maintenance.
‘We regret the inconveniences this will cause our esteemed customers and assure them that supply will be restored as soon as the TCN team completes the maintenance,” he said.
He concluded by reiterating EEDC’s commitment to improved service delivery to her customers.
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