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Explosion at Abuja power plant responsible for blackout – AEDC

An explosion at the Transmission Company of Nigeria station serving certain parts of the Federal Capital Territory is responsible for the current outage in those areas

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) gave the explanation in a statement on Thursday.

The power distribution company listed areas affected to include Central Area, Gwagwalada, Mpape, Suleja, Katampe and its environs.

“Intense efforts are ongoing to restore supply in earnest,”  the company said.