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Rivers, Bayelsa, Cross River and Akwa Ibom states thrown into darkness following breakdown of National Grid

Four states, namely Rivers, Cross River, Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom have been thrown into darkness following the collapse of the National Grid which occurred yesterday June 19th.

According to PM News, the Head of Corporate Communications at the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, which supplies electricity to these states, yesterday notified its consumers in the four states that the National Power Grid had collapsed and so they will not be able to supply them power until the grid is repaired. He said PHED would however source for power from other alternative sources to consumers that are willing to pay for the power.

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