The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has alerted Abuja residents of a nine-hour blackout to be experienced in some districts of the city next Saturday, October 28.
This was made public in a press release on Wednesday, by the Management of the Company. The release stated that the cause, will be due to a planned maintenance exercise by Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on the 132/33kV Kukwaba Transmission Station from 9am to 6pm.
The statement noted that all the districts to be affected are all in Abuja Municipal Council (AMAC)
The areas of customers to be affected according to the release are ,Games Village; Kabusa Gardens, Galadimawa Village, Human Right Radio, Sunny Vale, Suncity, Voice of Nigeria.
Others include Aco; Penthouse Estate, Panapina Word Trans Ltd, Aleita Community, Sabon Lugbe, Pyakasa, Chika, Lugbe across zones 1-9, Trademore, National Stadium, Eye Clinic, House on the Rock, Indoor Complex.
Also, Family Worship Centre, Bromax Estate, Wuye, Utako, Railway Station, Federal Medical Centre, Coca-Cola, EFCC HQ, Idu Industrial Area, CITEC Estate, BAZE University, Efab Global Estate, Diamond Court Estate, Wonderland, African University of Science and Technology, and its environs
“The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) will be carrying out a planned maintenance exercise on the 132/33kV KUKWABA T/S on Saturday, 28th October 2023, between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
“While we regret the inconvenience, please be assured that this outage is necessary to ensure more robust and reliable power supply to all our valued customers,” the statement said.