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Blackout hits Abuja, Kogi, as another power station collapses amid sweltering heat

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and some areas in Kogi State are currently experiencing power outages due to technical glitches.

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company covers the two areas.

On Tuesday, the AEDC informed its customers in Zamani Estate, Abacha Road Mararaba, Ruga Juli and other parts of Abuja that a technical fault on 33kv feeder k6 from AT9 Karu Transmission Station was responsible for the power outage.

The Disco said in a statement that “the areas affected in Abuja are Zamani Estate, Abacha Road Mararaba, Ruga Juli, Old Karu Road, Glory Estate and environs.”

“The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc wishes to notify its esteemed customers that there is currently a technical fault on 33kv feeder k6 from AT9 Karu Transmission Station, managed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria,” the statement added.

The AEDC disclosed that the TCN maintenance crew was working to ensure the electricity supply to these areas was restored soon, regretting any inconvenience caused.

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