Nigeria in darkness as National Grid collapses again

Nigeria in darkness as National Grid collapses again

 The national electricity grid has experienced another system
failure, leading to a nationwide blackout.

 

Confirming the blackout in a statement on Saturday, the
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) said the power outage being
experienced within its franchise is due to a system failure from the national
grid.

 

“Please be informed that the power outage being experienced
is due to a system failure from the national grid at 3:10pm today, affecting
the power supply to our franchise areas,” the AEDC said.

The DisCo said it is working with the relevant stakeholders
to restore power as soon as the grid is stabilised.

 

The national electricity grid, on February 4, collapsed for
the first time in 2024.

 

Also, the country suffered another nationwide blackout on
March 28.

 

On April 14, the nation’s electricity grid experienced
another system collapse. 

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