The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has attributed the current power outage in some parts of Port Harcourt to technical fault.
PHED in a press statement signed by the Manager, Corporate Communication, John Onyi stated that “the current outage being experienced in some parts of Port Harcourt is as a result of a major technical fault on its 3No 33kv feeders.”
The statement explained that the feeders were Airport feeder 1, Rumuodomaya feeder 2 and Rumuola also known as feeder 3.
The statement added that, “As a result of the outage arising from the technical fault, the following areas are affected : Oroazi, Rumuadaolu, Rumuola, Okporo, Aba Road, Rumuokoro.
“Others are Agip, Eliozu, Rumuodomaya and Rukpokwu.”
It however, assured that rapid response team has been launched by PHED and relevant stakeholders to ensure that it is fixed with a view to restoring power supply to the affected areas.
The company regretted the inconveniences being experienced and solicited for the patience of its customers during the down time, stating that the fault would be checked as soon as possible.