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Electricity grid: Eko, Ikeja electric, DisCos confirm partial system collapse



Electric Grid

Ikeja Electric Plc and Eko Electricity Distribution Company Limited have recorded a partial system collapse that left some parts of their coverage areas in darkness for hours on Wednesday, February 17.

Ikeja Electric, in Twitter post, said: “Dear Customer, this is to inform you that we experienced a system collapse at 13:58hrs (1.58p.m) today and this affected all customers on the IE network.

“However, we are pleased to confirm that supply has been restored to Alimosho, Ogba and Alausa transmission stations at 14:47hrs (2.47p.m).

On its part, the EKEDC explained that the partial system collapse of the grid affected most areas within its network.

Also, DisCos, in separate statements released on their official Twitter accounts, said the partial collapse of the grid occurred at about 1.58p.m.

The DisCo added that gradual restoration to other areas was ongoing and thanked its customers for their understanding.


According to the company, “We are gathering updates on the situation and will provide them as available. For now, please be assured that all stakeholders are working hard to make sure this is resolved. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.”

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