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PHED appeals for patience over Akwa Ibom power outage

Mkpoikana Udoma 29 October 2014, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt – The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, has attributed the present power outage in Uyo, Ikot-Ekpene, Eket and other areas in Akwa Ibom State to a wire cut on the 132 KV transmission  lines, which supplies power from the Itu Power Plant to various parts of the state.]
The wire cut occurred at the weekend between Itu and Uyo, the state capital.energy-saving-bulbt
Corporate Communications Manager of the PHED, Mr. Jonah Iboma, in a statement announcing the development, said engineers from the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, have already mobilised to the site to effect repairs on the cut lines and that normal power supply will be restored as soon as the job is completed.
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company in the statement further said it regrets any inconvenience the forced power outage has caused her esteemed customers in Akwa Ibom State, and therefore solicits for understanding and patience while the repair work lasts.
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