KEDCO Franchise Area Experiences Loadsheding As TCN Works On Makurdi-Jos Lines

From Maduabuchi Nmeribeh, Kano

Customers of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states are bound to experience Loadsheding as the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) begins maintenance work at the Makurdi-Jos lines.

To this end, KEDCO managment has appealed to customers to economise power usage as they are expected to power only important gadgets so as to minimize power wastages as long as the maintenance work lasts.

According to the Management,  KEDCO’s load allocation was reduced from 365MW to 238MW,  leading to serious loadshedding. 

Also, the Management stated that the maintenance work by TCN on 330KV Makurdi-Jos Line has commenced and is expected to finish October 9, 2021.
KEDCO managment added that the maintenance work by TCN is to ensure efficient and effective power reliability as well as the need to provide an environment where public safety risks are minimised.

The Chief Technical Officer of KEDCO, David Omoloye on behalf of the Management appealed to all customers in Kano franchise to embark on efficient energy management during the maintenance so as to minimise the impact of the loadshedding on social-economic activities of customers across Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States. 

He said, “in this regard, customers should switch on only essential load to conserve energy and allow optimum utilization of the available energy during the period.

“We regret any inconveniences this may cause our numerous customers.

“We will ensure that our customers enjoy  improved services as soon as the maintenance works are completed.”

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