The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, has just received a disturbing report that UNICAL 11kv feeder snapped 9.50pm last night at Nsaha Effiom Street, Calabar, the Cross river state capital culminating into a unascertained number of causalities as a result of the unfortunate incident.
PHED wishes to inform members of the public especially those on the affected street that the feeder has been isolated to ensure that no further damage is done on lives of our customers and their properties while investigations have already begun to ascertain the remote and immediate cause of such unfortunate accident.
In a statement released at about 12 am, the PHED Spokesperson, John Onyi addressed the unfortunate issue, saying that:
“While we await the outcome of the investigation, our customers are advised to remain calm, law abiding and accord our men the necessary cooperation to unravel the cause of the unfortunate incident.
“We shall keep you updated when the full report is received.”