The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has informed residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) about an upcoming six-hour power outage on Saturday.
This interruption is necessary for TCN’s maintenance crew to conduct scheduled annual preventive maintenance on its 132kV line 1 at both Gwagwalada and Apo Transmission Substations.
According to Ndidi Mbah, the spokesperson for the commission, the maintenance is set to take place from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
As a result, there will be a power interruption at the 132/33kV Kukwaba Transmission Substation for the duration of the maintenance work.
Areas to be affected include parts of Lokogoma, Kabusa Garden, TradeMore, Pyakasa, Aherita, Chika, Games Village, Stadium, Wuye, Utako, Life Camp, and Idu, as stated by the TCN Public Affairs General Manager.
Mbah expressed apologies for any inconvenience caused to customers and assured them that power supply would be restored promptly after the maintenance work is completed.
The TCN Gwagwalada-Kukwaba-Apo 132KV Transmission Line 1 in the Abuja axis faced vandalism in December, further underscoring the importance of regular maintenance to ensure uninterrupted power supply.