Blackout: List of Areas in Lagos to Experience Darkness for 10 Days

Blackout: List of Areas in Lagos to Experience Darkness for 10 Days

  • Ikeji Electric on Sunday, September 4, announced that some parts of Alimosho LGA will experience blackout
  • According to the power distribution company, the backout will span for a period of 10 consecutive days
  • The company explained that within the time frame, it will be replacing old panels at its Igando injection substation

Alimosho LGA, Lagos - Some parts of the Alimosho local government area will experience blackout for 10 consecutive days according to an announcement by Ikeja Electric, the electricity distribution company serving the LGA.

In a statement on Sunday, September 4, the Ikeja disco noted that the blackout which will begin on Tuesday, September 6 to Monday, September 15, will be experienced while it replaces old panels at its Igando injection substation, Vanguard reports.

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Ikeja Electric
The blackout will be for 10 days (Photo: @IkejaElectric)
Source: Twitter

The distribution company said in the statement that the upgrade is aimed at improving the quality and quantity of power in the area.

It stated:

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”As part of our efforts at improving the quality and quantity of power supply, we have decided to replace old panels at our Igando Injection Substation.
“This exercise will last for ten (10) days, from Tuesday, 6th to Monday, 15th September 2022.
“We appeal for your understanding during this period. Thank you for allowing us to serve you.”

Parts of the LGA to be affected are:

General Hospital

  1. Obadore
  2. Egan
  3. Akesan
  4. Igando-Ikotun
  5. Agric Road
  6. New Igando

Blackout again as national grid collapses for 6th time in 2022

Meanwhile, on Wednesday, July 20, the national grid collapsed to 40Mw around 12:23pm, marking the 6th time Nigerians will experience blackouts in 2022.

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The Abuja electricity distribution company (AEDC) is the only distribution company that recorded 40Mw at that material, while others are recoding 0Mw.

This will be the 6th time the national grid will be collapsing this year.

The last time national grid collapses in Nigeria

On Monday, June 13, there was a reported collapse of Nigeria’s electricity, which caused a blackout in states across the federation.

Then, many of the country’s distribution companies (DisCos) notified their customers about the development on their social media pages. Some of the distribution companies, for instance, Eko electricity distribution company, informed its customers about the development via its Facebook page.


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