Nigeria: Parts Of Lagos To Experience 8 Days Power Outage


By Iliya Kure

Lagos (Nigeria) — Some parts of Lagos, southwest Nigeria, will experience interruption of power supply beginning Friday, this will last a week time.

A statement by Head, Corporate Communications, of Ikeja Electric Plc, Felix Ofulue, says, the outage is to enable the company carry out rehabilitation of Maryland Injection Substation, as part of strategic efforts to improve power supply to consumers.

“The rehabilitation will affect power supply to Mende, Anthony, Maryland, Ikeja GRA, Shonibare Estate, parts of Ojota, Ketu, Ikosi, Demurin and environs,” it says.

He said this would involve the replacement of obsolete switch gear panels at the switch room.

We solicit the understanding and cooperation of all our consumers that would be affected by this outage,” it said.

The statement further says, arrangements have been made to ensure completion of the rehabilitation on schedule.

It also says, regular update on situation would be made available to consumers through various channels of communications, especially to the Community Development Area chairmen and other stakeholders. 

Facebook Comments

Posted by on 02/11/2017. Filed under Energy, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Please Leave a Reply