By Patrick Obia
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, have said that the short power outage being experienced in some part of Calabar is as a result of a faulty breaker that had a cumulative effect on the relays of 4 No. 11kv feeders.
This was made known in a press release signed by its Manager, Corporate Communications, John Onyi, stating some parts of Calabar metropolis; UNICAL, Satellite Town and it’s environs have all been affected. He however revealed that rapid response team has been launched by PHEDC to ensure that it is fixed soonest with a view to restoring power supply to the affected areas.
The Manager therefore plead with customers of these affected areas to bear with the body while it last.
Press release in full:
“FORCED OUTAGE IN SOME PARTS OF CALABAR
“The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHEDC, wishes to inform it’s valued customers and members of public that the current outage being experienced in some parts of Calabar is as a result of a faulty breaker that had a cumulative effect on the relays of 4 No. 11kv feeders, namely; UNICAL, Cameroun, Airport and Goldie.
“The forced outage affected the following areas; Calabar South, Edim Otop, some parts of Calabar metropolis, UNICAL , Satellite Town and it’s environs.
“However, rapid response team has been launched by PHEDC to ensure that it is fixed soonest with a view to restoring power supply to the affected areas.
“PHEDC, therefore, regrets inconveniences experienced and solicits the patience of her valued customers during the down time.”
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