Blackout hits Ibadan, environs as fire guts Ayede substation

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A fire on Wednesday morning ripped through Ayede substation, throwing the Oyo State capital, Ibadan, and environs into darkness.

A convenient by the spokesperson for the Transmission Company of Nigeria, Ndidi Mbah, said the fire gutted its 150MVA 330/132/30 power transformer substation.

Mbah said supply would be restored as soon as TCN’s engineers conclude the restoration of the burnt cables.