Breaking: EEDC Announces Nationwide Blackout, As Nigeria’s Power Grid Breakdown
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, (EEDC) Plc has informed Nigerians, particularly those resident in the Eastern region of an inevitable widespread blackout across the country following the complete collapse of Nigeria’s electricity grid early.
According to reports, the grid collapsed in the wee hours of Thursday, on September 14, 2023, at about 12:40 a.m. on resulting to the massive loss of supply to power distributors nationwide.
The worrisome situation has been confirmed by multiple sources in the power sector, as well as electricity distribution companies, at dawn.
EEDC has, therefore, expressed regrets following the collapse of the power grid.
This is contained in a statement by the company titled, ‘Notice of Total System Collapse’ on Thursday.
The notice read in detail:
“The EEDC wishes to inform her esteemed customers of a total system collapse which occurred at 12:40 am today, September 14, 2023.
“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.