TCN visits vandalized site, tasks communities on security
By Agatha Chitumu
Daily Courier – The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has tasked host communities to assist it in the fight against vandalism.
According to a statement dated 11th April, 2022 by the GM, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, TCN described the site as collective assets, urging host communities to report suspicious activities around its operations to TCN offices or security operatives.
The statement reads; “Management led by the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of TCN, Engr. Dr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz today, undertook an on-the-spot assessment of the vandalized Tower No. 104, along Odukpani/Ikot Ekpene 330kV transmission line in Oku Iboku Community, Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
“The vandalized tower caused a sudden loss of 400MW from the grid causing its collapse on Friday, 8th April 2022. The grid has since been restored.”
TCN has therefore appeal to host communities to assist it in the fight against vandalism by reporting suspicious activities around its operations to TCN offices or security operatives.