The Head, Corporate Communication of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, (EEDC), Mr. Emeka Ezeh, has announced planned electricity outage for six days, within Nsukka axis of Enugu State, for maintenance work on its 7.5MVA power transformer according to DAILY POST.
The Head of Corporate Communications of EEDC made the above statement on Monday, while addressing the newsmen in Enugu.
According to Ezeh, the planned outage on the 7.5MVA power transformer at Nsukka Injection Sub station had been scheduled to commence from Tuesday, July 21 to Sunday, July 26, to enable EEDC technical crew, carryout annual preventive maintenance on their power transformer.
He further disclosed some areas within Nsukka region that will be affected definitely, which include; Aku, Ugwuoye and Campus 11KV feeders, that radiate from the Injection Substation.
However, customers in Obeachara, New Anglican Road, Nguru community, Lejja, Aku, Isiakpu, Ikolo, Ukehe, Odenigwe, Hill top, Cold room, Orba Road, Owere Ezeoba, Nru, Edeoballa, Timber Shed, Achara Road, Amaeze and Enugu Road will also be affected.
He therefore, assured their affected customers that normal and improved supply will be restored, once the exercise is completed.
Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, is one of the eighteen companies that emerged from Power Holding Company of Nigeria Plc, PHCN, sequel to the on going Power Sector reform.
It is among the eleven Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria. The Company was granted operational license in 2006 by the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). They're in charge of South East geopolitical Zone, namely: Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo Stat, with its headquarters at Enugu.
Well, peoples in these region are advised to prepare ahead, to face this challenges of power outage for six days, like repairing of their faulty generators, buying enough fuel or make provisions for other alternative sources.
This announcement is a welcome development, as power supply within Nsukka region will be boosted after the maintenance, but what do you think?, feel free to share your own thought inside comment section, and don't forget to share as much as possible to distribute the information to affected peoples.
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