BENIN CITY – The Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, Benin
Region wishes to inform the public that a section of Benin City is experiencing load shedding as a result of fault on one of its four number 6OMVA 132/33kv transformers. The incidence occurred around mid night on Thursday, December 11th, 2014.
According to the Asst. Manager (Public Affairs) Elder Rufus Imafidon) the Transformer T2 1 developed fault and tripped.
Before this Transformer T2 1 developed fault, it was not overloaded and only 2 feeders namely:- Steel and Guinness were tied to it. The capacity of these two feeders were less than 50 Mega Wats
Elder Imafidon appealed to consumers in the affected parts of the city to bear with the company, while TCN Engineer, including its Asst. General Manager — Engr. Isaac Okpe are said to be working round the clock to restore normal supply to the affected areas.
Elder Rufus Imafidon, however apologised for the inconveniences consumers of electricity in the affected areas have so far experienced and promised that normal supply will soon be restored.