Maduako Igbokwe l Wednesday, 17 August 2022
ENUGU, Nigeria – Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) has expressed regret over the disruptions of electricity in the south east .
According to a statement issued by the Head Corporate Communications, EEDC, Emeka Ezeh the disruptions of supply followed the industrial action embarked by the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) power stations.
He stated that the operations across the franchise area of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC was affected by the industrial action.
He said “As a result of this development all our feeders are out of supply and this has affected supply to our esteemed customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States.
Consultations are ongoing among critical stakeholders in the power sector to address this issue and possibly restore supply.
The Management of EEDC hereby encourage customers and neighbourhood associations to be vigilant and protect the electrical installations within their environment against elements who might take advantage of this outage to vandalise these installations.
We therefore appeal for continued patience and understanding while this is resolved”.