- Residents of parts of Lagos will experience power disruption for nine days as Ikeja Electric upgrades the Ijaiye 11kV injection substation located at Ijaiye/Ojokoro in the state.
- The company, in a statement signed by its Head of Communication Strategy, Mr. Pekun Adeyanju, said the upgrade was in line with its continuing quest to enhance service excellence within its network
- It said the upgrade would commence on Thursday, August 6 and end on Saturday, August 15, adding, “Service disruptions are expected within the area during the upgrade period.
“It will enhance the output of the existing 1x15MVA to 2x15MVA, a development that is expected to boost power supply to customers in the axis.”
- According to Ikeja Electric, all the existing panels at the substation will be removed during this period, while new ones will be installed to accommodate the additional 15MVA transformer that will be installed.
It said, “Areas to be affected during the period of the job include Jankara, Fadehan, Ojokoro and Millennium Housing Estates, parts of Olaniyi, Agbado Railway Crossing, Akera, Owonikoko, Meiran and environs.
“Ikeja Electric apologises for the inconveniences customers will experience as a result of power interruption during the upgrade.”