The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has given reasons for power outage in some parts of Port Harcourt, The Tide reports.

According to a press statement issued by the manager, corporate communications of PHED, Mr. John Onyi, last weekend, the forced outage is as a result of a fire outbreak at the Transmission company of Nigeria, (TCN) power transformer located inside Oginigba injector substation, Trans Amadi, which affected four critical outgoing 33KV feeders.

The statement further disclosed that, “the outage has mainly affected PHED customers residing and transacting businesses at Trans Amadi industrial area, Rumuodomaya, Abuloma and Woji area.” The company however assured that the technical crew from TCN, has been mobilized to the site to find ways of restoring power supply to the affected areas.