Yola electricity Distribution Company highly appreciates the patience and understanding of our esteemed customers in Maiduguri over the past five days that they have experienced power outge due to the 132KV Biu-Maiduguri distance relay protection fault.

The faulty line belongs to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and is responsible for transmitting electricity to Maiduguri and its environs.

TCN has informed us that electricity has been restored to Maiduguri. We therefore appeal to our customers to be patient and rest assured we are working tirelessly to ensure the safety of the distribution network before power is restored to their homes and businesses.

Also, we appeal to the general public to report immediately any electricity fault is noticed on the lines or transformers within communities.

We salute the efforts of the Transmission Company of Nigeria and security forces who work relentlessly to ensure power is restored to Maiduguri.

Kingsley Nkemneme, NIPR

Senior Corporate Communication Officer

Source: Press Release