National Grid Restored After Partial Collapse – TCN

Osaretin Balogban

The National Grid has been fully restored by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) after the reports of its partial collapse on Monday.

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General Manager and Public Affairs of TCN, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, stated this on Monday in Abuja.

She revealed the partial collapse of the national grid occurred at about 10.51 am.

Mbah noted a sudden drop in the system frequency resulted in the partial collapse of the grid.

The restoration of the grid commenced immediately at 11.55 am in the affected areas, which were Osogbo, Ihovbor, Jebba, Osogbo, Kainji, Jebba, Benin, Onitsha, Shiroro, Kaduna, Shiroro, Katampe, and Alaoji, Ikot-Ekpene.

Others affected by the collapse were Lokoja, Gwagwalada, Odukpani, Ikot Ekpene, Omotosho, Oke-Aro/Ikeja west, Egbin, Oke-Aro, and Kano.

Mbah said restoration of the grid is almost completed and apologized on behalf of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) for any inconveniences caused.

She said an investigation would be conducted “to establish and ascertain the cause of the partial disturbance as this unwholesome event has resulted in aggregated generation loss.”

Source: Daily Post

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