Kaduna Electric, the leading electricity distribution company in Northern Nigeria, has unveiled the cause behind the recent electricity outage experienced in Kebbi and Sokoto States. The disruption in power supply was attributed to a tripping incident that occurred on the 330KV Kainji-Birnin Kebbi transmission line.
In a statement released by Abdulazeez Abdullahi, the Head of Corporate Communication at Kaduna Electric, the company expressed sincere apologies to its valued customers in Kebbi and Sokoto States for the inconvenience caused by the power outage. The transmission line fault, which led to the disruption, has affected the normal supply of electricity in the region.
However, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) team is currently working diligently to rectify the fault and restore the electricity supply to its normal state. TCN, responsible for the transmission of electricity across the nation, has deployed its expert technicians to resolve the issue and ensure a swift restoration of power.
Kaduna Electric assures its customers in Kebbi and Sokoto States that every effort is being made to address the situation promptly. The company understands the importance of a consistent power supply for businesses, households, and essential services, and is working tirelessly to minimize the impact of the outage.
The inconvenience caused by the tripping incident on the 330KV Kainji-Birnin Kebbi line highlights the challenges faced by power distribution companies in Nigeria. Factors such as inadequate infrastructure, maintenance issues, and system vulnerabilities can contribute to occasional disruptions in electricity supply. Kaduna Electric remains committed to providing reliable power distribution services and strives to implement measures to prevent such incidents in the future.
As the TCN team continues their efforts to resolve the fault, Kaduna Electric urges customers in Kebbi and Sokoto States to bear with the temporary inconvenience. The company appreciates the patience and understanding of its esteemed customers during this period and assures them that normal power supply will be restored as soon as possible.
Finally, Kaduna Electric, in partnership with TCN, is actively working to resolve the tripping incident on the 330KV Kainji-Birnin Kebbi line, which has resulted in the electricity outage in Kebbi and Sokoto States. The company expresses sincere apologies to its customers for the inconvenience caused and assures them that every necessary step is being taken to restore normal power supply swiftly.
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