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EEDC explains poor power supply in South-East

By Lawrence Njoku, Enugu
27 May 2015   |   3:51 am
AS residents of the five South-East states of Abia, Enugu, Ebonyi, Anambra and Imo grapple with the epileptic power supply, the region’s utility company, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), has attributed the development to “very low power generation in the country.” In a statement, the firm’s Manager, Communications, Eugene Aniowo, noted that the situation “has…
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AS residents of the five South-East states of Abia, Enugu, Ebonyi, Anambra and Imo grapple with the epileptic power supply, the region’s utility company, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), has attributed the development to “very low power generation in the country.”

In a statement, the firm’s Manager, Communications, Eugene Aniowo, noted that the situation “has given rise to massive load-shedding by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), which is affecting every part of the country.

He said the company was not unmindful of the problems arising from low power generation, assuring that the Federal Government and relevant stakeholders were making frantic efforts to remedy the situation and restore stable power for customers’ socio-economic wellbeing.

However, he was silent on the complaints over faulty transformers, which have hindered effective power supply to various parts of the zone