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Power: National grid system collapses again

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Sunday explained the blackout across the country, blaming it on multiple trippings that led to the collapse of the national grid.
A statement by TCN General Manager Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, said: “TCN grets 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”.

Written by ExpressDay

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