National Power Grid Collapses Again

6th July 2024

The national power grid again collapsed on Saturday, throwing the country into total darkness.

Our correspondent reports that the grid collapsed around 3:00pm.

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company has confirmed the development.

In a statement, the DisCo said all its interface in the Transmission Company of Nigeria stations were out of supply, saying it was unable to provide services to customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo states.

“The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company wishes to inform its esteemed customers of a general system collapse which occurred at 15:09 hours today, 6th July 2024. This has resulted in the loss of supply currently being experienced across the network.

“Due to this development, all our interface TCN stations are out of supply, and we are unable to provide services to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo States.

“We are on standby awaiting detailed information of the collapse and restoration of supply from the National Control Centre, Osogbo,” a release by the EEDC Head of Corporate Communications, Emeka Ezeh stated.