EEDC declares total blackout in Anambra, others


Nwafor Okafor

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company ( EEDC) has declared total blackout in Anambra State and other four states in the South-East.

According to a state by company spokesperson, Emeka Eze, the entire South East states of Enugu, Ebonyi, Anambra, Abia and Imo will be thrown into darkness following what the EEDC described as “General System Collapse”.

In a notice signed by the Head, Corporate Communications, EEDC, Emeka Ezeh, all their outgoing feeders are out which was the reason for the blackout in the five states.

Eze said they were on standby and waiting for signal from National Control Centre (NCC) for restoration of supply.

The notice reads:

“The Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC) wishes to inform her esteemed customers in the South East of a general system collapse which occurred this morning, Monday, 14th March, 2022 at 10:40 am.

“This is the reason for the loss of supply currently being experienced across the network.

“Consequently, all our outgoing feeders are out and supply to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo States are affected by this development.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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