The Management of the Sierra Leeon’s Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA) has this morning announced that there will be a power outage in over 20 communities in the Western Area due to fault they discovered on one of their stations at Wilkinson Road.

The public notice for EDSA states that, “The Management of the Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA) would like to inform the general public that due to fault discovered on STEG BATA Wilkinson Road and frequent tripping on old Congo Cross HV , the following areas would experience power outage for a short while ; Wilkinson Road, Cole Farm, Aberdeen Ferry Road PMT, LighFoot Boston PMT, Collegiate Sch. Road, Carlton Carew 1&2, Smart Farm PMT, Indian Temple, Lowerpipe Line, Military Headquarters Cockerille, Sterling Product, Watch Tower, Kandeh Drive PMT, BATA Local, Rokel Commercial Bank, Wilberforce Market, P and T Local, Orange Wilberforce, Africell Wilberforce, UNDP, Raz Tower, W T Local, Tejco Hotel, King Street Local and Signal Hill Local.”

EDSA however stated that, investigations into the problem had commenced and it is expected that once the problem is identified, corrective measures will be instituted to solve the problem immediately and restore normal power supply accordingly.

Meanwhile, the Authority apologizes for the inconveniences this situation may have caused to our valued customers and further assures them of normal supply as soon as the maintenance is completed,” EDSA stated.

‘We thank our valued customers for their patience and understanding as we seek to serve them better,” they added.