Some residents of Nigeria’s commercial city, Lagos, with a population of over 20 million, will this week experience worse power supply.

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has warned that there would be disrupted electricity supply in many part of Lagos for 5 days.

Most residents of the city already lament poor power supply and an outage for 5 days will worsen the situation.

A statement by the spokesman for the EKEDC, Godwin Idemudia, said the outage would affect Ikoyi, Victoria Island and parts of Lagos Island from Wednesday to Sunday.

Idemudia said that the outage was to enable maintenance crew from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) address technical and maintenance issues at Alagbon transmission station.

“We want to inform our esteem customers that from Wednesday, May 24 to Sunday, May 28, there will be an outage within Ikoyi, Victoria Island and parts of Lagos Island.

“This is to enable TCN maintenance crew resolve some technical issues within Alagbon transmission stations,’’ EKEDC said.

The EKEDC spokesman said that the company highly regretted any inconveniences caused by the five-day outage.

He promised that power supply would be restored to the affected areas as soon as the maintenance was successfully completed.