The Management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc (AEDC) has announced that there will be a 9- hour blackout in some districts on Saturday, October 28.
In a statement on Wednesday, it stated that this is due to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) carrying out a planned maintenance exercise on the 132/33kV Kukwaba Transmission Station from 9am to 6pm.
Daily Trust reports that the districts to be affected are all in Abuja Municipal Council (AMAC)
The DisCo stated that the blackout would affect it customers in Games Village; Kabusa Gardens, Galadimawa Village, Human Right Radio, Sunny Vale, Suncity, Voice of Nigeria.
Others include Aco; Penthouse Estate, Panapina Word Trans Ltd, Aleita Community, Sabon Lugbe, Pyakasa, Chika, Lugbe across zones 1-9, Trademore, National Stadium, Eye Clinic, House on the Rock, Indoor Complex.
Also, Family Worship Centre, Bromax Estate, Wuye, Utako, Railway Station, Federal Medical Centre, Coca-Cola, EFCC HQ, Idu Industrial Area, CITEC Estate, BAZE University, Efab Global Estate, Diamond Court Estate, Wonderland, African University of Science and Technology, and its environs
“The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) will be carrying out a planned maintenance exercise on the 132/33kV KUKWABA T/S on Saturday, 28th October 2023, between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.”
“While we regret the inconvenience, please be assured that this outage is necessary to ensure more robust and reliable power supply to all our valued customers,” it said.