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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has in a statement clarify…

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has denied a report by an online newspaper (not The Nation), of an imminent national blackout.

VerseNews reports that the TCN, in a statement titled: ‘False publication by daily post on national blackout’ signed by its Management, noted that the nation’s power grid was intact and supplying bulk electricity to distribution load centres nationwide.

It said: “The Transmission Company of Nigeria hereby states that the publication by Daily Post alleging that the Head of Public Affairs of TCN said that there will be a national blackout is false and totally misleading.

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“The statement is mischievous and baseless as TCN, through the Public Affairs Head, did not make such statement.

“We hereby note that the nation’s grid is intact and supplying bulk electricity to distribution load centres nationwide.

“As at when issuing this statement, the TCN National Control Centre Osogbo which controls bulk power transmission nationwide, is actively operational. We would appreciate that reports are made with a sense of responsibility not just to cause panic.”

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