Ikeja electric has on March 3 announced a massive disruption to power supply from March 6 to April 4 in some key areas of Lagos state.
Residents of Lagos state who are under the electricity supply of Ikeja electric will as from Monday March 6, be without power supply for the next one month.
The service provider, Ikeja Electric Plc, announced a disruption of service in a statement on Friday March 3.
The company said the power outage would affect residents of Ojodu, Magodo, Alausa, Oke Afa, Bolorunpelu, Egbe, Igando, Shasha, and Ipaja.
Other areas include Alimosho, Agege, Abesan, Ayetoro, Abule Taylor, Ogba, Ifako, Shomolu, Gbagada, Oworonshoki, Ogudu, Isheri Olowora, Berger, Anthony, Otta, and environs.
The service provider’s statement read: “Dear Customer, Ikeja Electric wishes to announce that beginning from Monday 6th March till Tuesday 4th April, 2017, there will be disruption of services to residents of Ojodu, Magodo, Alausa, Oke Afa, Bolorunpelu, Egbe, Igando, Shasha, Ipaja, Alimosho, Agege, Abesan, Ayetoro, Abule Taylor, Ogba, Ifako, Shomolu, Gbagada, Oworonshoki, Ogudu, Isheri Olowora, Berger, Anthony, Otta and environs.
“This is due to the planned outage resulting from the maintenance work being carried out by the Transmission Company of Nigeria on its transformers at the Ikeja West Transmission Station.
For the duration of this exercise, Ikeja Electric will embark on load shedding in the affected areas to ensure equitable distribution of power supply.
“We regret all inconveniences and assure you of improved power supply once TCN concludes the exercise
The company however followed up the statement with a tweet on its official handle that it received an average of 412 megawatts from TCN for transmission to its customers.