Facility maintenance: EEDC announces 5-day power outage in Anambra


The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) has announced that some parts of Anambra will witness a five-day power outage.

A press release signed by the company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Mr Emeka Ezeh stated that the planned outage will commence from 2nd to 6th December, 2023.

He listed the areas that would be affected in the power outage to include locations around Ogbaru and Onitsha district.

Part of the release read: “This will mainly affect our customers under Ogbaru District and some under Onitsha District as the following feeders will be without supply: Harbour 33KV, Golden Oil 33KV, Dozzy 11KV, BridgeHead 11KV, E-Amobi 33KV, Atani Water Works 11KV, Premier 11KV, Housing EBH 11KV, Iyiowa 11KV, Wharf 11KV,Fegge 11KV, Uga 11KV, Market 11KV, Bida 11KV, Iweka 11KV, and Market 11KV feeders.

“The outage is to enable the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) engineers to carry out maintenance on their facility.

As a result of this planned maintenance, the 60MVA power transformer at the GCM station will be shut down for the four days the maintenance will last.

“Consequently, all customers fed by these feeders which include the whole of Atani, Bida, Main Market, Iweka, Fegge and its adjoining estates as well as all our heavy-industrial clusters within Ogbaru, will be out of supply for the period of the outage.

“We regret the inconveniences this development will cause our esteemed customers and assure them that we will be on standby for supply restoration once the maintenance is completed.”

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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