The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said the nation’s electricity grid on Sunday experienced multiple tripping, leading to the collapse of the system.
The TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, said this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday.
According to her, “TCN regrets to inform electricity consumers nationwide that at 11:25 am today, the nation’s electricity grid experienced multiple tripping, which led to the collapse of the system.”
Mbah said TCN had since commenced grid restoration; power has been successfully restored to every part of the country, except Calabar, Ugwuaji, Markurdi, Jos, Gombe, Yola, and Maiduguri axis.
“Effort is, however, ongoing to ensure full restoration nationwide.
“We regret the inconvenience this has caused electricity consumers. Investigations would be conducted to establish the immediate and remote cause(s) of the multiple trippings as soon as the grid is fully restored.
“Considering that the grid had been relatively stable in the last couple of months,” she said.