Some states in Nigeria are currently facing power outage as the country’s National Grid collapsed on Sunday afternoon, November 29th.

The states affected include Zamfara, Kaduna, Sokoto, Kebbi and Lagos.

This was announced by Kaduna Electric via their official Twitter handle. In the statement, Head of corporate communication of the power unit, Abdulazeez Abdullahi pleads with the people informing them that the cause of the loss of power supply is as a result of the collapse of the national grid.


The statement read:

“Dear Esteemed Customers, we regret to inform you that the loss of power supply in our franchise- Kaduna, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States- is as a result of the collapse of the national grid.

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The collapse happened at about 11:26am this morning. Supply shall be restored as soon as the grid is back up. We regret all inconveniences.”

Power outage in some parts of Nigeria as National Grid Collapses

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Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDP) also announced the news of the unfortunate incident via their official Twitter handle. In the statement the power distribution company assured the people that all efforts are being made to ensure that power is restored back quickly.

Read EKEDP’s Statement Below:

“Dear Customer, the power outage you’re experiencing is due to a system collapse on the National Grid. We are working with our TCN partners to restore power as soon as possible. Please bear with us.”

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What do you suggest the Nigerian Government should do in order to avoid frequent National Grid breakdowns? Feel free to leave your comments on this in the comment section below.

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