21 January 2017, Kaduna — The management of Kaduna Electric has apologised to the company’s customers in Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara states for prolonged power outages affecting the states.
A statement by Mr. Abdulazeez Abdullahi, Head, Corporate Communication, said the power outages being experienced across the country is as a result of low generation.
“In the past one week, the power allocation to our company has been hovering around 50megawats. This is a far cry from the 200-250 megawatts hitherto being allocated to us. We sincerely regret the hardship and inconveniences this unfortunate development is causing our esteemed customers. We hope the generation Companies will overcome the challenges confronting them soon and resume full operations.
While we sincerely thank our valued customers for their patience and understanding, we are quick to assure all concerned that this announcement is made with a deep sense of responsibility.