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EEDC explains why Nnewi, Oba, army barracks, others are in darkness



From David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) Plc has informed its customers in parts of Anambra State that the fault from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Awada station, which he said was the reason for the power outage being experienced for some days now was receiving attention.

A statement issued by the EEDC Head of Corporate Communications, Mr Emeka Ezeh said the TCN engineers were currently transferring the company’s 3-3, Obosi, and Ossamala 33KV feeders from the faulty TR11, 60MVA 132/33KV power transformer, to the newly commissioned 100MVA power transformer in Awada TCN station.

“Also, in order to create a safe working space for the engineers, the TR13 60MVA and Mobitra 40MVA 132/33KV power transformers are switched off, thereby affecting Niccus, Nnewi-Oba, Nnewi Industrial, Awada 2 and Army Barracks 33KV feeders.

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“All customers that receive electricity supply from these feeders are currently out of supply.

“We regret the inconveniences this development has caused our esteemed customers and assure them that once the maintenance is completed, supply will be restored.

“We remain committed to providing improved service delivery,” the statement concluded.

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