In Lagos Eko Disco announces 3-hour outage in Ajah, Lekki, Alagbon

The company said the outage is to enable the maintenance crew replace the weak aluminium conductor down dropper at Ajah TS.

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The Management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday said there would be a three-hour power outage in Lekki, Ajah and part of Alagbon in Lagos on Thursday, Dec.8.

The company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Mr Godwin Idemudia, said in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos.

Idemudia said that the outage is to enable the maintenance crew replace the weak aluminium conductor down dropper between the line and capacitor voltage transformer at Ajah T.S.

He said that the company had been briefed by Mr Mustapha Raji, an Engineer from Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Ajah Sub-Region.

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"Kindly note that on Thursday Dec.8, between 10.00 – 13.00hrs, there will be an outage on 330kV Egbin – Aja Line 3.

"This is to enable maintenance crew to replace the weak aluminium conductor down dropper between the line and the capacitor voltage transformer at Aja T.S.

"With this outage, Aja, Lekki and part of Alagbon T.S. will be affected.

“EKEDC highly regrets any inconvenience caused by this three-hour outage," Idemudia said.

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