Six Nigerian States To Suffer Power Outage, Total Blackout For 2 Days


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Jan 23, 2013 – 6 Nigerian States To Suffer Power Outage / Total Blackout For Two Days This Week (Abia, Anambra, Benue  Enugu, Ebonyi,Imo)

Some key states in Nigeria are set to experience a total blackout this weekend.

According to power Transmission company of Nigeria, TCN, the following states will experience power outage from Saturday, the 27th of January to Sunday the 28th.

In a statement made by Transmission Company of Nigeria’s spokesperson, Mr Dave Ifabiyi in Abuja yesterday, the states below will have total light out in order to upgrade the transmission system’s capacity.

Names, List Of 6 States In Nigeria To Experience Power Outage

The affected states are:

  • Abia State
  • Anambra State
  • Some parts of Benue state
  • Enugu State
  • Ebonyi State
  • Imo state

Here is detail message from TCN on the upcoming blackout in the above states.

In the bid to complete the final connection works on the new double circuit 330kV transmission line from Benin, in Edo State, to Onitsha, in Anambra State, and the associated substation at Onitsha, there will be power interruption to Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi and Imo states in the eastern part of the federation, as well as parts of Benue State on Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27, 2013.

Hope this move will resolve power instability in those eastern states.