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Power Sector Ikeja to experience 4-day blackout

The areas which will be affected are Alausa, Ikeja Shopping Mall, Allen Avenue, Ogundana, Alade and Aromire.

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A power official works on an electric pole along a street in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos October 3, 2012. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye play A power official works on an electric pole along a street in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos October 3, 2012. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

The management of Ikeja Electric has warned residents of the area to expect a four-day blackout.

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Ikeja residents protest high electricity bills

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The areas which will be affected are Alausa, Ikeja Shopping Mall, Allen Avenue, Ogundana, Alade and Aromire.

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Ikeja residents protest high electricity bills

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The power interruption, which will occur from September 2 – 5, 2015, is necessary to enable the company carry out replacement and upgrade of its equipment at the Alausa injection substation.

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Ikeja residents protest high electricity bills

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This was disclosed via a statement released on Sunday, August 30, by the Head, Communication Strategy, Ikeja Electric, Pekun Adeyanju.

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Ikeja residents protest high electricity bills

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The statement reads in part:

“All efforts will be made to restore power on September 6, 2015. Ikeja Electric appeals to the affected communities and thank you for your understanding and cooperation whilst we carry out the work”

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