Nairobi in Darkness again as power outage hits the region weeks after the major black out that hits the country.
Residents from these areas have reported black out: Kariobangi South, Buruburu, Outering, Komarock, Umoja, Utawala, Imara Daima, Lang’ata, Ruaka, Dagoretti, Waithaka, Gitaru, Roysambu, Githurai 45, Kasarani, Kahawa West, Zimmerman and among others.
A majority of the customers reported having lost their connection for the longest period from Saturday afternoon and into Sunday morning. Kenya Power is yet to issue statement on the same.
They further reported that they had been experiencing repeated outages over the weeks which have followed the collapse of four towers on the national grid.
@KenyaPower_Care Power gone today Sat 22nd Jan @7.20pm, yesterday Fri 21st Jan power lost @7.13pm.Power went @7.13pm on thurs 20th Jan.Lost power @7.08 pm on Wed 19th Jan.Lost power @7.16 pm on Tue 18th Jan 2022. No power mon 17 Jan @5.45.
— BjudeB (@JudebarazaB) January 22, 2022
The electricity distributor has, however, remained mum on the influx of complaints, only responding to customers with an unsatisfactory, “The inconvenience is regretted”.
The Ministry of Energy is also yet to address the growing electricity supply crisis.