The collapse of the national grid has been confirmed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), which it said happened after the nation’s electricity grid experienced multiple trippings on Sunday morning.
The TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, in a statement on Sunday also apologized to Nigerians and customers over the national grid collapse.
Recall that ambrosymediainfo.com had earlier reported that Nigeria was plunged into total blackout following the National grid collapse.
It was in the early hours of Sunday that the nation’s power grid was said to have collapsed.
“The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) regrets to inform electricity consumers nationwide that at 11:25 am today (Sunday), the nation’s electricity grid experienced multiple trippings, which led to the collapse of the system,” The statement read.
TCN has since commenced grid restoration; power has been successfully restored to every part of the country, except Calabar, Uguwaji, Markudi, Jos, Gombe, Yola and Maiduguri axes.
“Effort is, however, ongoing to ensure full restoration nationwide.
“We regret the inconvenience this has caused electricity consumers.”