The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Saturday apologized over power outage in its network early today, attributing the fault to transmission network.

Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications Units of EKEDC in a statement in Lagos that arrangements were on to restore it.

Idemudia said that according to the National Control Centre (NCC), Osogbo which is responsible for all Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) the outage was not due to system collapse.

He said that the information received stated that the outage was because there was a tripping from one of the Heavy load circuit.

The general manager said that efforts were on to rectify the fault.

“Presently, supply is now restored to Agbara and Ojo but on station services, while there is no supply at Ajah and Akangba Transmission Substations yet,” he said.

He, however, assured the affected customers that power supply would be restored any moment the engineers were through with the repair.

The General Manager also apologized for the inconvenience that the outage would have caused customers within the network.