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Business - April 1, 2020

Rainstorm destroys EEDC electricity installations

A heavy windstorm which occurred Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday destroyed the electricity installations of Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC).

A statement from the company indicated that the damages resulted to the loss of supply currently being experienced in parts of its network.

The company expressed that the situation led to loss of several High Tension (HT) and Low Tension (LT) poles, aluminum conductors as well as other line accessories, resulted to power outage on most of its 33KV and 11KV feeders.

According to the Head, Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr. Emeka Ezeh, the heavy storm which occurred in Enugu, Anambra as well as Imo and Abia States destroyed electrical installations within the affected states, but mostly in Enugu State.

“As a result of this, some of our feeders are out on fault, and this has led to loss of electricity supply to our customers in the affected areas”.

EEDC, however assured its customers that the company’s technical team are already working to evaluate the damages and immediately carry out repairs.

“We appeal for understanding of our customers, while we assess the situation, work at addressing them and restoring power supply to the affected customers,” Ezeh said.

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