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Yobe community laments six months blackout




Residents of Nahuta Neighborhood in Potiskum Native Authorities Space of Yobe State have lamented six months of complete blackout.

A few of them, who spoke to newsmen on Tuesday, stated the scenario has paralysed enterprise actions within the space and life has turn out to be insufferable throughout the interval because of the energy outage.

Malam Habu Abubakar, a involved Nahuta neighborhood member, stated that they’d reported the case of the one transformer supplying electrical energy within the space to the Yola Electrical energy Distribution Firm, however but no effort was made to restore or exchange it.

He added that, as a part of communal effort, members of the neighborhood had contributed N450,000 for the restore of the transformer, however that proved abortive.

“We have been left in darkness and the scenario is absolutely affecting the socio-economic actions of the neighborhood.

“We’re, subsequently, interesting to authorities, philanthropists, and elected Representatives in our space to come back to our rescue by aiding Nahuta Neighborhood”, he appealed.

Garba Abdullahi, a barber who additionally lamented the scenario, stated that the extended darkness had affected his enterprise since April 2021, compelling him to resort to utilizing an alternate supply of energy which is dear.

He known as on Yola Electrical energy Distribution Firm, politicians, and Potiskum native authorities council to come back to the help of tons of of enterprise operators like him who solidly defend electrical energy for his or her every day bread.

Efforts made by DAILY POST to achieve out to the Enterprise Supervisor, Yola Electrical energy Distribution Firm, (YEDC), in Damaturu have been unsuccessful.

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