There Will Be Outage Not Blackout – Ikeja Electric
Power distribution company in Lagos, Ikeja Electric has corrected the news circulating the media that there will be a blackout in some parts of Lagos.
In a new statement, the DISCO described the impending power interruption as ‘outage’ and not ‘blackout’.
The period for the upgrade maintenance is meant to last for eight weeks beginning from October 11, 2021.
The statement reads:
Ikeja Electric has announced the outage resulting from the upgrade of the 132kv lines embarked upon by TCN, is not total blackout as misrepresented by some online blogs but will happen between 8am and 6pm.
Power supply will be restored to customers between 6pm and 8am for the duration of the upgrade.
The upgrade is aimed at expanding the conductor capacity and ultimately improving power supply to customers.
The upgrade will affect customers within Alausa, Oregun, Anifowoshe, Ojodu, Magodo, Omole Phase 1, Oba Akran, Oke-Ira and parts of Ikeja GRA.