Ibadan Disco receives N150m equipment to end llorin electrical outage

The lbadan Electricity Distribution Company (lBEDC) in Ilorin says it has taken delivery of electrical equipment worth N150 million to check power outage being experienced by some residents within Ilorin.

lBEDC Regional Communication Officer, Mr Asaju Kolawole, disclosed this during an interview in llorin with our correspondent.

It would be recalled that residents of about 32 communities within Ilorin metropolis started experiencing power outage sometime in December 2018.

The affected areas, which are mainly traditional areas of llorin, included Pakata, Ita Kudimoh, Adeta, Kuntu, Alore, Popo Giwa, Abemi, Soto Street and Ita Amo.

Others are Anifowoshe, Oloje, Abata Suban Area, Adabata, Abemi, Alfa Yahya, Ita-elepa, Ita Merin, and its environs.

The power outage was attributed to major fault at the transmission feeder station located in Pakata in llorin.

The lBEDC spokesman, said the repair work on the damaged transmission station had commenced in earnest.

He gave assurance that the N150 million worth of electrical equipment received from the headquarters of the company in lba.

Source: Daily Trust



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