Grid: TCN says fire incident at Kebbi and Sokoto costs $4 million in damages

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) disclosed that it has accumulated $4 million in damage costs and repairs following fire incidents at Birnin Kebbi and Sokoto that left two transformers destroyed on Thursday night.

This was disclosed by the TCN in a statement on Friday after its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, TCN, Dr. Sule AbdulAzeez, described the damages as colossal, coming after the national grid collapse earlier this week.

The transformer affected includes a 90MVA (330KV/132KV) and a 60MVA (132KV/33KV) transformer damaged as a result of the fire incident which are both valued at 4 million dollars.