Ikeja Electric announces 8 days impending power outage in Lagos


Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc on Wednesday said there would be interruption of power supply to some parts of Lagos from Nov. 3 to Nov.10.

The Head, Corporate Communications, Felix Ofulue, said in Lagos that the outage was part of the strategic efforts to improve power supply to consumers across the network.

Ofulue said in a statement that the company would carry out a complete rehabilitation of Maryland Injection Substation.

He said that this would involve the replacement of obsolete switch gear panels at the switch room.

“The rehabilitation will affect power supply to Mende, Anthony, Maryland, Ikeja GRA, Shonibare Estate, Part of Ojota, Ketu, Ikosi, Demurin and environs.

“Power supply will be restored immediately after the completion of the exercise. “I solicit the understanding and cooperation of all our consumers that would be affected by this outage,’’ he said.

Ofulue said IE had put in place arrangements to ensure that the rehabilitation was completed within the stipulated time.


He assured consumers that regular update would be made available through various channels of communications, especially to the Community Development Area (CDA) chairmen and other stakeholders.

Ofulue said that consumers could also call IE customer care lines 01-7000250; 01-4483900 and 0700-0-2255-453 for more information.


Below is the full statement:


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