KEDCO blames system collapse for erratic power supply to customers


The Management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has pleaded with its customers in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states to bear with the company over the erratic power supply experienced in the past few days, Daily Trust reports.

In a statement issued by the spokesperson of the company, Mohammed Kandi said the shortage of supply was as a result of incessant system collapses on the national grid following a fire incident on the Escravos Lagos pipeline system.

The statement however said the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has confirmed the repair and restoration of the razed gas pipeline. The statement added that the electricity supply would be steady as soon as the plants return to normal operations.