The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) says it is working to restore power supply to Minna and environs after a windstorm damaged some of its equipment and installations.
There was a heavy windstorm on Sunday night before the downpour.
This is contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Minna by the electricity company’s spokesman Adamu Muhammed, for the AEDC Niger region.
The statement, tagged ‘Public Announcement on Power Interruption’, said, “The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, Niger Region, wishes to inform its esteemed customers that there will be power supply interruption in Minna, the state capital and its environs. The power interruption currently being faced was as a result of a heavy windstorm and rainfall yesterday, which caused serious damages to our equipment and installations.”
It added, “However, our team of engineers are working round the clock to address the problems and restore normal power supply.”
The AEDC statement explained that the company regretted the inconveniences caused by the natural occurrence to electricity consumers in the area.
On Sunday, the company’s technical team worked on the power lines in Minna and the suburbs to restore the electricity supply.
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