Ikeja, Ketu, others to experience eight-day power outage

By Oke Peter
The management of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC), has said on Wednesday, that there would be an interruption of power supply to some parts of Lagos from November 3 to 10.
The Head, Corporate Communications, Ikeja Electric, Mr. Felix Ofulue, said the outage was part of the strategic efforts to improve power supply to consumers across the network.
Ofulue said in a statement that the company would carry out a complete rehabilitation of the Maryland Injection Substation during the period.
He explained that this would involve the replacement of obsolete switch gear panels at the switch room.
Ofulue stated, “The rehabilitation will affect power supply to Mende, Anthony, Maryland, Ikeja GRA, Shonibare Estate, parts of Ojota, Ketu, Ikosi, Demurin and environs. Power supply will be restored immediately after the completion of the exercise.
“We solicit the understanding and cooperation of all our consumers that would be affected by this outage.”
According to the statement, the firm has put in place arrangements to ensure that the rehabilitation is completed within the stipulated time.
Ofulue assured consumers that regular update would be made available through various channels of communications, especially to the community development area chairmen and other stakeholders.

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