Power outtage due to system collapse, we’ve commenced grid restoration- TCN


By Ogaga Ariemu

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), said the power outtage experienced nationwide is as a result of system collapse which started at 11:25 on Sunday.

The statement noted that the company has since commenced grid restoration.

This is was disclosed to Nigerian NewsDirect Newspaper by TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs Mrs Ndidi Mbah on Sunday.

“The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) regrets to inform electricity consumers nationwide that at 11:25am today, the nation’s electricity grid experienced multiple trippings, which led to the collapse of the system.

“TCN has since commenced grid restoration; power has been successfully restored to every part of the country, except  Calabar, Ugwuaji, Markurdi, Jos, Gombe, Yola and Maidugiri axes.

“Effort is however ongoing to ensure full restoration nationwide.

“We regret the inconvenience this has caused electricity consumers. Investigations would be conducted to establish the immediate and remote cause(s) of the multiple trippings as soon as the grid is fully restored – considering that the grid had been relatively stable in the last couple of months”, the statement concluded.