By JAMES EZEMA
Power has been successfully restored to in most parts of the country after a system collapse due to multiple trippings, which led to the national electricity grid collapse, the Spokesperson of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Ndidi Mbah has said.
In a statement, she noted that TCN experienced a system collapse as at 11.25am on Sunday, saying that the “nation’s electricity grid experienced multiple trippings, which led to the collapse of the system.”
According to the statement, “TCN has since commenced grid restoration; power has been successfully restored to every part of the country, except Calabar, Ugwuaji, Markurdi, Jos, Gombe, Yola and Maidugiri axes.
“Effort is however ongoing to ensure full restoration nationwide.”
The Transmission Company of Nigeria expressing regrets over the development said, “We regret the inconvenience this has caused electricity consumers.
“Investigations would be conducted to establish the immediate and remote cause(s) of the multiple trippings as soon as the grid is fully restored – considering that the grid had been relatively stable in the last couple of months”, Ndidi Mbah, General Manager, Public Affairs stated.