THE Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said there will be power outage from 9am on Saturday, March 21to Sunday, March 22, 2015.
A statement by the Acting Head, Corporate Affairs, BEDC, Mr. Curtis Nwadei said this is to enable engineers of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) carry out routine maintenance on the Irrua 132 kv lines.
According to the statement, electricity will however be restored as soon as the maintenance work is completed.
Areas to be affected by the power outage, the statement added, included surrounding towns and villages of Ekpoma, Uromi, Ubiaja,  Sabogidda-ora, Afuze, Ihievbe and North-Ibie.
Others are Auchi, Agenebode, Agbor, Umunede, Igueben and Igbodo..
BEDC regrets the inconveniences the power outage will cause its numerous customers and therefore appealed for their understanding.