Nationwide Blackout Hits Nigeria Again as Grid System Collapses

Nigeria has been hit again with a nationwide blackout as the West African nation’s national grid collapsed on Monday morning.

The national grid is said to have experienced system disturbances at about 10:51 am on Monday, September 26, 2022.

Many Nigerians took to social media to express their frustrations about the rampant collapse of the national grid.

In a statement informing customers about the development, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) said: “EEDC wishes to inform her esteemed customers of a system collapse which occurred at 10:51 am today, 26th September 2022.

“This has resulted in the loss of supply currently being experienced across the network,” the statement signed by Emeka Ezeh said.

It added that “due to this development, all our interface TCN stations are out of supply, and we are unable to provide service to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and the Imo States.

“We are on standby awaiting detailed information of the collapse and restoration of supply from the National Control Centre (NCC), Osogbo,” it concluded.

The General Manager in-charge of Public Affairs at the Transmission Company of Nigeria, Mrs. Ndidi Mba, is yet to respond to a message sent to her via whatsapp over the current development

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