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NLC Strike: Power Restored In Kaduna After 3 Days Of Blackout

Posted by Thandiubani on Thu 20th May, 2021 - tori.ng

Following the decision by NLC to call of its 5-day warning strike, power has been restored in Kaduna.

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria has announced it has restored power in Kaduna after 3 days of blackout due to strike action by the Nigeria Labour Congress.
 
TCN said it restored power to Kaduna state on Wednesday.
 
Prior to the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to commence from midnight of Sunday in Kaduna, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) had knocked off all the 33KV lines in Kaduna State in compliance with the directive.
 
The total blackout occurred from midnight on Saturday following an earlier warning by the National Union of Electricity Employees that it had been directed by the NLC to join the warning strike.
 
See TCN statement below: 
 
Dear Esteemed Customers,
 
We are happy to report that power supply has been restored to many parts of Kaduna State after the suspension of the strike action by the Nigerian Labour Congress this evening.
 
As at 10:30 pm, we were able to pick load on most of our 11KV feeders hence many parts of the metropolis including Zaria and environs have had their supply restored. This was possible after restoration of the 33KV feeders by the Transmission Company of Nigeria.
 
We once again thank all our esteemed customers and other stakeholders for bearing with us in the past four days. We also appreciate the efforts of the TCN team for supporting us in restoring supply back.


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