TCN Confirms Fire Incident At Ibadan Substation, Apologises To Consumers

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has confirmed a fire incident at its Ayede transmission substation, Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday, April 15, 2022.

Ndidi Mbah, General Manager, Public Affairs at TCN, in a statement on Saturday said the fire affected one 150mva 330/132kv power transformer. 

Mbah did not state the cause of the fire but claimed power had been restored to the affected area.

“TCN hereby notes that there was a fire incident in Ayede Transmission Substation, Ibadan, Oyo State, at about 15:15hrs on Friday, April 15 2022.

“The fire incident, which affected one number 150MVA 330/132kV power transformer, was curtailed, and power supply was restored to the substation at about 18.46hrs and, subsequently, to the affected areas the same day.

“We regret any inconveniences this incident may have caused electricity consumers in the affected areas,” the statement read.

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