Blackout in Southeast Due to NLC Nationwide Strike – Enugu Electricity Company, EEDC | #NwokeukwuMascot
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has explained that the reason for the loss of supply currently being experienced in parts of its network is due to the strike action embarked on by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC).
The company said that the NLC two-day warning strike had resulted to the shutdown of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Stations feeding its Injection Substations within some parts of South-East.
The Head of Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, made this known in a statement in Enugu on Wednesday.
Ezeh confirmed that the affected TCN Stations included: New Haven, Ohiya, and Egbu Transmission Stations.
According to him, the development affected supply to customers of EEDC under Ogui, Abakpa, Umuahia, Owerri, New Owerri, Orlu, and Mbaise districts, feeding from the affected TCN Stations.
“We shall continue to monitor events and provide timely updates as it affects our operations and service to our customers.
“We are mindful of the inconveniences this situation has caused our esteemed customers and plead for their understanding," he added.