The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday apologised to its consumers in Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki, and Oniru areas of Lagos over power outage.
Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications of the company, spoke in a statement in Lagos.
According to him, the outage was due 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, Park View Estate, Ilabere, Bourdillon Road, Gerald, Queens Drive, Cooper, Maroko Close, Oroke Drive, Okitiebor, Mullina, Club Road, State House, Cameron and Lugard.
He said that the damage also affected Maroko 33KVA Line feeding customers in Oniru area.
“The area are Oniru Resetlement 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.