Nigeria To Remain In Indefinite Blackout, As Electricity Workers Commence Nationwide Strike

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By Hammed Tajudeen

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) serving electricity to Oyo and Osun states on Wednesday said it has commenced strike.

IBEDC made this known in a public announcement signed by its management, said its workers has joined the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) in a nationwide strike.

Blaze Newz gathered that electricity users in Osogbo, state capital of Osun are finding it difficult to live without power supply.

A middle age man Idrisu Saad, who is also working as Barber said it is of serious concern that the federal government is not living up to expectations.

“We can not continue to be playing politics with electricity of the country and expect Nigerians to remain mute” he said.

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A welder, Eziekel Samson in his reactions said the announcement of the blackout was an embarrassment to Nigeria government considering importance of electricity to workers.

He further said that the blackout will have a negative effect on our security and criminal may start using this period to perpetrate their evils.

Samson urged the federal government and concern stakeholders to put an end to the strike by providing everlasting solution.




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