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By Udeme Akpan

Power supply worsens, weekend, as insurgents cripple two towers along Maiduguri-Damaturu 339KV Line, according to the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN.

In a statement obtained by Vanguard, TCN, stated: “The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) hereby state that two towers along the Damaturu – Maidugiri 330kV Transmission Line has again been vandalized by insurgents, after it had made a concerted effort and restored power to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on 24th March 2021, two months after the first incident.

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“The incident which occurred at about 5.56 am this morning, again cut power supply to Maiduguri and its environs. This time, the insurgents’ chain bombed two other towers; T152 and T153 along the same line route of the other incident.”

It added: “TCN would continue to do all that it can to ensure power supply is restored to the affected areas.”
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