The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has announced a planned blackout in different parts of the state capital of Oyo.

This was contained in a statement issued on Friday.

The statement revealed that the cause of the outage was due to planned routine maintenance on the 132kV Ayede – Eleyele line by the Nigerian Transmission Company.

The outage will affect customers in the areas of Akobo, Akinyele, Igboloyin, General Gas, Ojurin, Yawiri, Olorundaaba, Agbowo, Akanran, Nigerian Army Barrack, IITA, NISER, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Oje, Ogbere, Ogbere Tioya, Olunde , Olomi, Monatan, Iwo Road, Airport, New Lie Road, Alarere, Olubadan Palace, Airforce, Kolapo Ishola estates, Alaki Isebi, Elelu, Papa, Old Lie Road and Oke Koto.

Other affected areas include Odo-Oba, Moniya, Orogun, Ojoo, Sango, Ibadan Poly Campus, University Of Ibadan Campus, Gbaremu Market Area, Poly Road, Dugbe, Ijokodo, Ajibode, Premier, Ologuneru, Housing Estate, Aerodome, Bodija, Express , Oke-Offa, Ogbere, Olunde, New Life, Crown Estate, Impact Business Radio, Olode, Papa, Isopako and Peace Quarters.

Experience Oba Akintayo, Eleyele Water Works, Shasha, Providence Estate, Gethsemane, Okoro, Oke Itunu, Alaro, Post Housing, Agbaje, Aba, Apata, Dumoye, Oluseyi, Olopometa, Awotan, Babalegba, Mercyland, Arometa, Apete and surrounding areas as well. blackouts from 8 am to 5 pm every day, from January 9 to February 3, 2023.

“We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and assure our customers of better supply as the maintenance exercise aims to increase the capacity of existing lines,” the statement added.