Nationwide blackout as national grid collapses again
Another national grid collapse has resulted in a nationwide blackout.
The national grid collapsed around 11:31 a.m. on Tuesday.
Emeka Ezeh, Head of Corporate Communications, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, confirmed that the company lost supply from the grid around 11:31 a.m. on Tuesday.
“In fact, since about 11.31 am, we lost supply. There has not been supply in our network. That’s our situation, but no concrete confirmation yet that it is due to a system collapse”, he said.
On Tuesday afternoon, Kunle Kola Olubiyo, President, Nigeria Consumer Protection Network, suggested that the country has recorded another grid collapse.
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“Another grid collapse. Frequency reduced to 47, No Spinning reserve amid load rejection? What’s going on ???” he said in a post on a WhatsApp group.
The press had earlier on Tuesday reported a power outage in parts of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
But the Abuja Distribution Company attributed the development to a fault in its feeder.