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Eko DISCO announces 3-hour Power Outage in Lekki, Ajah & part of Alagbon



electricity-cable3The Management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday said there would be a three-hour power outage in Lekki, Ajah and part of Alagbon in Lagos on Thursday, December 8.

The company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Godwin Idemudia, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos.

Idemudia said that the outage was to enable the maintenance crew replace the weak aluminium conductor down dropper between the line and capacitor voltage transformer at Ajah T.S.

He said that the company had been briefed by Mustapha Raji, an Engineer from Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Ajah Sub-Region.

“Kindly note that on Thursday December 8, between 10.00 – 13.00hrs, there will be an outage on 330kV Egbin – Aja Line 3.

This is to enable maintenance crew to replace the weak aluminium conductor down dropper between the line and the capacitor voltage transformer at Aja T.S.

With this outage, Aja, Lekki and part of Alagbon T.S. will be affected.

EKEDC highly regrets any inconvenience caused by this three-hour outage,” Idemudia said.


  1. Sandy

    December 5, 2016 at 6:16 am

    Very Funny Announcement!! In Lekki we have over 6 hour power outages almost everyday

    • Ms Dee

      December 5, 2016 at 9:51 am

      Lmao. My dear, I am here wondering what this ‘news’ is really supposed to be about. Because I live in Agungi and we have gone days without Nepa light. Mchew. Maybe this 3hrs is meant to be 3weeks because I don’t see the new thing in power outage for 3hrs anywhere in this country

  2. Tife

    December 5, 2016 at 6:25 am

    Hahaha? what a joke! We have 3days outage in my area almost every week and u pple are here talking about 3hours

  3. Jo

    December 5, 2016 at 6:44 am

    In view of the endemic power outage, it is better you announce when there would be power.

  4. Gist

    December 5, 2016 at 7:16 am

    They dont want police from Alagbon to come and carry them. ??. Most weekdays that area has electricity from 7am to 7pm. Weekends On Your Own…..not sure what the arrangement is as Immigration, prisons and police (formerly CID- they have a new acronymn now) are in that area.

  5. Marlvina

    December 5, 2016 at 7:23 am

    ? Pls how is this news? U sure you didn’t mean 3wks and not 3hrs? Jst wondering! and what do we say about those Nigerians that live in areas where they go without power for months? Why haven’t their cases been mentioned on these blogs? What’s 3hrs? During that 3hrs one might even be sleeping without realising there was a blackout. Smh!

    • Jasmine

      December 5, 2016 at 12:10 pm

      Or even three months,,,smh naija

  6. Concerned residents

    December 5, 2016 at 8:01 am

    Thanks for the heads up……but the residents Lekki OSAPA London have been suffering with what appears to be rationing of electricity. One day on and two days off. If you ever wondered what organisational incompetence and disregard for customers looks like , I think there might be a clear example here

  7. Hopeful

    December 5, 2016 at 8:17 am

    I think they mean 3 months! Nonsense people…shio

  8. Spunky

    December 5, 2016 at 9:46 am

    Abeg when this one start?! See levels Ooo.

  9. J

    December 5, 2016 at 10:33 am

    What exactly is this announcement for when the power is off for hours on end every day! !!! Smh

  10. Fifi

    December 5, 2016 at 11:09 am

    They are jokers these people, i have an average of 8 to 10 days of power a month, nonsense

  11. seyi

    December 5, 2016 at 11:26 am

    who are these ones deceiving… yeye da smell

  12. tunmi

    December 5, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    Is there a way to make these grievances known to both of these people? There seems to be a disconnect between what executives are saying and what is happening on the ground. Is something eating up the power or are the reports not accurate?

  13. Bigt

    December 5, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    Hmmm. Maybe someone is ‘sitting’ on our electricity supply on the Ajah axis else we won’t be getting such a notice

  14. Papacy

    December 5, 2016 at 11:48 pm

    Is it this our lekki or another one?

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