4-week power rationing begins in Lekki, VI, Ikoyi, Ajah

4-week power rationing begins in Lekki, VI, Ikoyi, Ajah

Monday, May 2, 2016 11:09 pm

Illustration: Power outage

Illustration: Power outage

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Monday announced that beginning from Tuesday May 3, there will be power rationing in Lekki, Ikoyi, Victoria Island and some parts of Ajah.

General Manager, Corporate Communications Unit of EKEDC, Mr Godwin Idemudia,  said the rationing  will  enable the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to upgrade both Line 1 and Line 2 of Ajah-Alagbon transmission line from 132kv to 330kv.

Idemudia said  that  the upgrade  will  last between three to four weeks.

“To ensure that the areas are not completely out of supply during the duration of the upgrade operation, alternative power supply arrangement would be made through back-feeding operation to the areas from Alagbon Transmission injection sub-station via Ijora.

“We appeal to customers to show understanding and bear with the situation during the period of the facility upgrade exercise.

“All efforts will be made to ensure equitable distribution of available power to all customers,’’ Idemudia added.

The statement also assured customers that by the time the upgrade is completed, it would result in tremendous improvement in power supply to all customers in the area.

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