The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has listed areas under its electricity network grid that were affected by the collapse of a 33KVA high-tension electric towers which happened on Friday.
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NAN reported earlier that of five 33KV Towers at LASU/Isheri Road in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State collapsed on Friday, which led to several high tensions falling, reaching the Igando and Idimu axis.
The electricity distribution company blamed the incident on activities by vandals which led to a pipeline explosion and collapse of the towers across the Akangba/Ikeja West Lines.
The DisCo in a statement on its social media page said the areas affected by the incident were Akangba, Amuwo, Apapa, FESTAC, Orile and Yaba.
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It said others experiencing blackout are Yaba, Ijesha, LUTH, Tejuosho and environs.
“We are working with our Transmission Company of Nigeria partners on a swift resolution and will keep you updated on the situation.
“Thank you for your understanding,” EKEDC said.
Meanwhile, South-West Co-ordinator of NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, said officials of the agency were at the scene of the incident to prevent loss of lives and destruction of more properties. No death or injuries were reported
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