Ikeja Electric Refutes Power Blackout Report

Ikeja Electric Refutes Power Blackout Report
  • PublishedNovember 2, 2017

…says maintenance to be done on Maryland injection substation Contrary to reports by media (not Vanguard) and other online media, that Lagos will experience power blackout for one week, Ikeja

Electric has maintained that rehabilitation of Maryland Injection Substation will partially affect power supply to Mende, Anthony, Maryland, Ikeja GRA, part of Ojota, Ketu and Ikosi.

The rehabilitation work will involve the replacement of obsolete switch gear panels at the switch room, between 3rd and 10th November, 2017.

Speaking on the development, the Company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Felix Ofulue advised online media who are seeking relevance to always crosscheck their facts from informed sources and refrain from misleading readers by sensationalizing headlines.

Ofulue, solicited the understanding and cooperation of all customers that will be affected by the power interruption, as all arrangements to ensure the completion of the rehabilitation at the stipulated time have been put in place.

He assured that regular updates will be made available through various channels of communications especially with the CDC, CDA Chairmen and other stakeholders, as well as IE website as the project progresses



Source: Vanguard

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