Expect 9-hour power outage in parts of Lagos – EKEDC

There would be a nine-hour power outage in some parts of Lagos state on Monday, says the management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC).


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this was made known by the company in a statement on Saturday.


Areas expected to be affected by the outage are: Lagos Island, Victoria Island and Ikoyi.


Godwin Idemudia, head of corporate communications, said, “We which to inform our consumers that on Monday Jan.23, between 08:00-17:00 hrs, there will be an outage on the 132kv bus-bars (outdoor) at Alagbon S/T.


“This is to enable our maintenance crew to connect the new and old sections of the 132kV bus-bars together.


“With this outage, Lagos Island, Victoria Island and Ikoyi environs will be affected.


“EKEDC highly regrets any inconvenience caused by this nine-hour outage.


Most Lagos residents had in the past few weeks endured erratic power supply.