Nigerians experience third power system collapse in 2024

In 2024, Nigeria experienced its third power system failure, leaving vast areas of the country without electricity.

Numerous electricity distribution companies, or DisCos, have already informed their clients of the development and added that they are unable to change the circumstances.

Friday Adakole Elijah, head of corporate affairs at Jos Electricity Distribution Company (DisCo), made the following statement in a statement that Vanguard was able to obtain: “The loss of power supply from the national grid occurred in the early hours of today, Monday, April 15, 2024, at about 0242 hours, hence the loss of power supply on all our feeders.”

The following areas are also impacted: Jubril Martins, Ajose Adeogun, Younis Bashorun, Fatai Durosinmi-Etiti Crescent, Muri Okunola, Ligali Ayonrinde, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Chief Yesufu Abiodun Way, Palace Road, Dideolu Estate, Etim Inyang Crescent, and Ademola Adetokunbo. This information was provided by Eko Electricity Distribution Company (DisCo).

“We sincerely apologise for our inability to meet up with the required service level in the past 2 days.”

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