Many parts of state to experience blackout today, July 18 – TCN

This was disclosed via a statement released by TCN Public Relations Officer in the state, Celestina Osin on Sunday, July 17, 2016.

Workers on an electricity site

This was disclosed via a statement released by TCNPublic Relations Officer in the state, Celestina Osin on Sunday, July 17, 2016.

The statement reads in part:

“The reason for the planned outage is to enable the MBH Contractor carry out a very important repair work on the Itire 132KV Transmission Line 1 and the Ojo 132KV Transmission Line 2 from which the areas are fed electricity for better service to them.

“During the period the outage will last, the 4X90 MVA power transformers and another 150MVA power transformer will be out of service at the Akangba 132KV substation in order to provide a safe working space for the workers. We promise to restore supply to all the affected areas as soon as the work is concluded.

“We sincerely apologise for the short notice on the outage and regrets inconveniences this will cause all that will be affected.”

The areas which will be affected are Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Alagbon, Apapa, Ijora, Surulere, Itire, Oshodi and Mushin among others.

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