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Saturday power outage: Areas to experience blackout today

Saturday, June 1st, 2024 07:21 | By
Kenya Power technicians at work. PHOTO/Facebook/KenyaPowerLtd

A power outage scheduled for Saturday, June 1, 2024, is set to impact two Counties across Kenya, according to the latest announcement from Kenya Power.

The blackout, which is planned for maintenance purposes, will affect several areas at different times of the day.

"Notice is hereby given under Rule 27 of the Electric Power Rules that the electricity supply will be interrupted as here under: (It is necessary to interrupt supply periodically to facilitate maintenance and upgrade of power lines to the network; to connect new customers or to replace power lines during construction, etc.)," Kenya Power said in a notice on its website.

The outage, while temporary, is expected to impact various sectors and activities in the affected counties.

Kenya Power said that the Saturday power interruption will affect Siaya and Bungoma Counties.

Siaya

Area: Mbaga Mission, Hawinga, Sidundo

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Places affected: Mbaga Mission & High Sch, Nyachwinya, Futro Mulaha, LwalaKaoro, Boro Mkt Hawinga Girls High Sch, Hawinga Mkt, Udamay, Sidundo Pisoko Water, Rabar Nyawita & adjacent customers.

Bungoma

Area: Webuye town, Malaha

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Places affected: Malaha Salvation Army, Ongwendiva Concrete Construction Plant, Webuye Mains Street, Webuye Khetias Supermarket, Mana Club, Webuye East and West Police Stns, KCB Bank, Absa Bank, Co-operative Bank, Discount Supermarket & adjacent customers.

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