BEDC alerts on weeklong blackout in communities

By Nudoiba Ojen

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company has alerted that Warri and Effurun in Warri South and Uvwie Local Government areas of Delta State will witness eight days of blackout from Monday, December 4 to Monday, December 11, 2023.

The BEDC said that that the weeklong power outage was to enable the electricity distribution company to effect a major repair on its panel circuit breakers at Okoloba.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by BEDC, Warri Region, copies of which were made available to journalists in Warri.

The statement reads in part, “This is to inform our esteemed customers, that we are replacing the old 11KV Indoor Panel Circuit Breakers at Okoloba ISS, tomorrow Monday 4th December 2023, and to be completed on or before 11th December 2023.

“The affected areas include, PTI, Airport Road, Sapele Road, Effurun, and Warri environs respectively.

“Please kindly bear with us, as BEDC is committed to serving you better,” it stated.

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