Electricity: Parts of Abuja experience blackout – AEDC

Some parts of the Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, experienced blackout on Wednesday as the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) announced maintenance exercise.

AEDC in a statement said electricity would be disrupted in some areas on Wednesday, 10th January 2024, between 09:00 am and 5:0Opm.

It was learnt that the blackout was due to an ongoing Japan International Cooperation project work on the 33kV feeder H31 Apo Transmission Substation.

The areas affected includes; National Hospital, American Embassy, British Embassy, Area 1, 2, 3 and 7, Apo District, Legislative Quarters, Durumi 1, 2 & 3, Old Federal Secretariat, Kaura District, Catholic Secretariat, Amina Court, Gaduwa District, Gudu District, Apo Dutse, Efab Estates, Cedar Crest Hospital, Gudu market, Plazas in Gudu, Ebeano Supermarket, P&P Estate, Gaduwa Estate, Adisa Estate, and its environs.

“The Management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc. (AEDC), wishes to inform its valued customers in Abuja that there will be a planned power outage on the 33kV feeder H31 Apo Transmission Substation today, Wednesday, 10th January 2024, between 09:00 am and 5:0Opm due to an ongoing JICA project work on the towers”, AEDC added. .