Nigerians May Celebrate Eid el-Fitr In Darkness As National Grid Collapses

Most Nigerians may celebrate the Eid el-Fitr holidays in total darkness as the Kaduna Electric and Eko Electricity distribution Company confirm the collapse of the national grid.

This is the second time the grid will be collapsing since February this year.


The Kaduna Electric, which serves Kaduna, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kebbi states , confirmed the power outage via its Twitter handle on wednesday.

It stated, “We regret to inform you that the power outage currently being experienced across our franchise – Kaduna, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states – is as a result of the collapse of the national grid,”

For the Eko Disco, it sent text message to its customers which states, “Dear customer, there is a partial system collapse on the national grid.

“Our TCN partners are working to restore supply immediately. Please bear with us.”

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