The company’s General Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr Godwin Idemudia, said in a statement in Lagos that the outage was to enable the maintenance crew from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to address technical issued at Alagbon transmission station.
Idemudia said that there are technical and maintenance issues to be resolved on various transmission stations equipment and devices within Alagbon station.
"We want to inform our esteem customers that from Wednesday, May 24 to Sunday, May 28 there will be an outage within Ikoyi, Victoria Island and part of Lagos Island.
"This is to enable TCN maintenance crew resolve some technical issues within Alagbon transmission stations,’’ he said.
The EKEDC spokesman said that the company highly regrets any inconveniences caused by the five-day outage.
He however promised that supply will be restored to affected areas as soon as the maintenance is successfully completed.