Power Supply Finally Restored After Nationwide Blackout
In a much-awaited development, the Eko Electricity Distribution Company has officially announced the successful restoration of power supply following a nationwide blackout that gripped the entire country. VOTP News previously reported the total collapse of Nigeria’s electricity grid early Thursday morning, which occurred at approximately 12:40 a.m. on September 14, 2023, resulting in a significant loss of power supply to distributors nationwide.
Numerous sources within the power sector, along with various electricity distribution companies, corroborated this concerning incident. The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company Plc promptly issued a notice titled ‘Notice of Total System Collapse’ on the same day, mirroring the widespread impact. Simultaneously, the Eko Electricity Distribution Company took similar steps to communicate the gravity of the situation.
However, a beacon of hope emerged when the Eko Disco released an official statement via X (formerly Twitter), confirming the successful restoration of the national electricity grid and the return of power supply. The statement conveyed, “Dear valued customer, kindly be informed that power supply has been restored from the grid. Thank you for your patience.”
This announcement brings a sigh of relief to countless citizens and businesses affected by the power outage. As Nigeria emerges from this challenging episode, the Eko Electricity Distribution Company’s swift response and resolution demonstrate their commitment to ensuring reliable electricity supply for their esteemed customers.