Abuja -September 14, 2023 – Viewpoint Housing News.
There is a widespread blackout across the country following the total collapse of Nigeria’s electricity grid from Wednesday night in some part of Abuja.
It was reported that the grid collapsed totally around midnight and early hours of this morning leading to the massive loss of supply to power distributors in Abuja and nationwide.
Multiple sources in the power sector, as well as electricity distribution companies, confirmed the development to newsman.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company Plc issued a notice titled, ‘Notice of Total System Collapse’.
In the notice, it said, “The EEDC wishes to inform her esteemed customers of a total system collapse which occurred midnight and early hours of today.
“This has resulted in the loss of supply currently being experienced across the network. Due to this development, all our interface TCN (Transmission Company of Nigeria) stations are out of supply, and we are unable to provide service to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo states.
“We are on standby awaiting detailed information of the collapse and restoration of supply from the National Control Centre, Osogbo.”