66 day load shedding hits Kaduna as TCN begins repair works


Some parts of Kaduna metropolis have begun to see a nine hour day time outage that will continue for 66 days over repair works initiated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Daily Trust reports.

Kaduna Electric which services the state said in a statement Friday that the rationing was earlier from February 6 to 14 but has been extended to April 14, 2018 and will last from 8am to 5pm daily.

The planned outage as initiated by TCN is to enable its crew decommission the existing conductors & insulators on the lines, re-conducting the lines and installation of composite insulators on 132KV.