The Eko Electricity Distribution Company has apologised to its consumers in Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki, and Oniru areas of Lagos over power outage.
The company’s General Manager, Corporate Communications Mr Godwin Idemudia made this known in a statement.
He attributed the outage to the damage done to the 33KVA underground cable by the contractors handling the Lagos State Government beautification project along Kingsway Road, Ikoyi.
Idemudia listed the affected areas as King’s Way Road, Ikoyi, Glover, Banana Road, and Park View Estate.
Others are Ilabere, Bourdillon Road, Gerald, Queens Drive, Cooper, Maroko Close, Oroke Drive, and Okitiebor. Mullina. Club Road, State House, Cameron and Lugard are also affected.
He said that the damage also affected Maroko 33KVA Line feeding customers in Oniru area.
“The areas are Oniru Resettlement Estate, Market Road, Integrity Estate Walter Cooperation Road, Morinho Drive, Ligali Ayorinde, Femi Sule, Convenant Estate, Shoperite, Aboyade Cole,and Balarabe Musa.
“Others are Etim Iyang, Muri Okunola, and Ajose Adeogun Roads,” the EKEDC spokesman said.
He said that the affected areas had been put on a load shedding schedule as a result of the damaged cable pending its repair.
The general manager, however, assured residents of the affected areas that repair works would be completed by Nov. 17.
He said that the company regretted the inconveniences caused by the prolonged outage.