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TCN suspends planned 2-month power outage in Ondo, Ekiti

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has suspended the planned power outage on Osogbo/Akure and Ado-Ekiti 132KV lines.

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The outage was earlier scheduled for two months according to the BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC)

Evelyn Gbiwen, Head, Branding and Corporate Communications, BEDC, who said this in a statement on Tuesday in Benin, said that the  suspension is till further notice.

“We wish to announce that we have just received further update from TCN to the effect that TCN has suspended the planned outage on Osogbo/Akure and Ado-Ekiti 132KV lines.

“The planned power outage which was previously scheduled for July 1 to Aug. 31, has been suspended till further notice.

“Our services will therefore continue without interruption, ” she said.

According to her, BEDC remains committed to serving our customers better.

BEDC had informed its customers in Ondo and Ekiti that TCN is scheduled to carry out maintenance work on the 132KV Osogbo-Akure transmission line for two months.

It said the  maintenance would involve the installation of optical ground wire and other activities that required outage for safe work space.

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