Blackout hits Nigerian homes, businesses as Power System collapse.
Written by crest887fm on July 29, 2021
The national power grid has suffered another system collapse, worsening the blackout being experienced by households and businesses in parts of Nigeria.
The collapse, which occurred on Wednesday, was confirmed by two of the electricity distribution companies in the country.
Eko Electricity Distribution Company, in a text message to its customers, said, “Dear customer, the present outage is due to a system collapse on the National Grid.
The Head of Kano Electricity Distribution Company, Nura Shawai, said in a statement.
The grid, which is being managed by government-owned Transmission Company of Nigeria, has continued to suffer system collapse over the years amid a lack of spinning reserve that is meant to forestall such occurrences.