Report from Jos, Plateau State, North Central Nigeria says, Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC) has alerted its customers in the state and that of Bauchi and Gombe states that they would experience an eight hour blackout from Monday, Aug. 28 to Sept. 2.
Head, Corporate Communications of the organization, Dr Friday Elijah, who announced this in a statement on Saturday in Jos said, the planned outage will hold from 9am to 5pm within the period.
He explained that the planned outage by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) was to enable its Local Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors make installations.
‘’The planned outage by TCN is to enable its EPCC contractors safely connect gantry beam of the new APO line to the existing Lafia line-Jos 330kv double circuit.
‘’Please note that there will be an increase in load shedding during this period as the 330KV Jos complex will remain on supply via Kaduna-Jos 330KV line,’’ he said .
The JED official urged customers to be patient and bear with the situation, saying that the company is determined to improve services.
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