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TCN to carry out maintenance as power outage hits parts of South-East

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The Enugu Electricity Distribution (EEDC) says the planned outage by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) scheduled to take place on Saturday is meant for emergency maintenance work.

The Head, Corporate Communications of EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, said in a statement on Friday that the outage would enable TCN engineers to carry out maintenance on their T1A 150MVA Power Transformer at their New Haven Station, Enugu.

According to Ezeh, the exercise will affect the Kingsway Line 1&2 33KV, New Haven 33KV, Government House 33KV, Independence Layout 33KV, and New NNPC 33KV feeders.

Consequently, electricity supply to our customers in parts of Emene, entire 9th Mile and surrounding communities, New Haven, Independence Layout, Coal City Garden, GRA, Golf, areas behind Central Bank of Nigeria and others will be out.

“Customers, including those in Colliary, Constitution Road, Railway/Good shed, Western Avenue, Bank Avenue, Ridge Way, Club Road, Kingsway Way Road and Enugu Secretariat, Red Cross and Court Avenue will also be affected.

“People living in Fidelity Estate, Shoprite, Golden Royale, CBN Quarters, New Market, Works Road, Aguowa, Artisan Market, Asata, New Haven Market and environs will be without electricity supply during the maintenance,” he said.

The EEDC spokesman said the company would ensure “supply is restored once the maintenance is completed”.

“EEDC remains committed to delivering improved services to its esteemed customers,” he added.

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