The Transmission Company of Nigeria -TCN, has restored the national grid after it partially collapsed yesterday, Monday 26 September. The transmission company’s General Manager for Public Affairs, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, revealed this in a statement in Abuja.
Mbah additionally stated that the national grid experienced a partial system disturbance due to a sudden drop in the system’s frequency at exactly 10:51 a.m. on Monday.
The incident was the first occurrence since June 13, and the seventh so far this year.
According to Mbah: “The restoration of the affected grid commenced immediately at 11:55 a.m. with Osogbo/Ihovbor, followed by Jebba/Osogbo, Kainji/Jebba, Benin/Onitsha, Shiroro/Kaduna, Shiroro/Katampe, and Alaoji/Ikot-Ekpene. Other locations were Lokoja/Gwagwalada, Odukpani/Ikot Ekpene, Benin/Omotosho, Oke-Aro/Ikeja west, Egbin/Oke-Aro, and Kaduna/Kano.
“The grid restoration has almost been finished and The Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry -NESI regrets any inconveniences this incident may have caused.”