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Prepare for a Long Electricity Blackout on Friday, Oct 8, if You Live in These Parts of the Country

The Kenya Power and Lighting Company has now come out clean and declared a special government project at inter-ministerial team that is expected to carry out an audit and ensure urgent and rapid reforms have been done in the ailing power supplier.

The Cabinet Secretary of Interior Ministry Dr Fred Matiang’i is one of the members of the team that is expected to carry out the audit. The Kenya Power and Lighting Company's senior and board managers will also be involved in the audit. This process which will oversee reforms and recommendations by the task force implemented with immediate effect.

Additionally the Kenya Power and Lighting Company has been issued with directives to swiftly stop all the pending as well as any ongoing negotiations with the IPPs. (Independent Power Producers).

More details say that the Kenya Power and Lighting Company has also been directed to carry out a review of existing Power Purchasing Agreements in order to lower the cost of electricity that is procured by the Kenya Power and Lighting Company which would eventually lower the cost of power.

Turning to the power interruption updates KPLC has set a very long electricity outage on Friday, October 8, in the following parts of the country. Those living the named places below should prepare for the long power outage.

PARTS OF NAIROBI COUNTY

AREA: SOUTH C (DATE: Friday 08.10.2021 TIME: 9.00 A.M. - 5.00 P.M.) Kongoni Pri Sch, Nairobi South Hosp, Razzana Hotel, Kaisungura Est, Muhoho Ave, MOW, DCI Training College, Bellevue & adjacent customers. 

PARTS OF KAJIADO COUNTY

AREA: ISINYA, KAJIADO (DATE: Friday 08.10.2021 TIME: 9.00 A.M. – 5.00 P.M.) Isinya Town, Inkiito, Part of Pipeline Rd, Isinya Roses, PJ Dave, Kitil Farm, Nespoly, Ashanta, Sajiloni, Olkejuado High Sch, Whole of Kajiado Town, Saab Royale, Duka Moja, Ilbisil, Mile Tisa, KMQ, Unique Mining, Namanga Town & adjacent customers.

PARTS OF KERICHO COUNTY

AREA: BORBORWET, KAPNANDET (DATE: Friday 08.10.2021 TIME: 8.30.00 A.M. - 4.00 P.M.) Kapketienya, Ayub Siele, SBI & adjacent customers.

AREA: KAPTALAMWA QUARRY, KENEGUT MARKET (DATE: Friday 15.10.2021 TIME: 8.30 A.M. – 4.00 P.M.) Kaitui Mkt, Sokohuru Mkt, Soliat Boys, Kipsitet Girls & Mkt, Kabokyet Adventist Sec Sch & adjacent customers.

PARTS OF KISII COUNTY

AREA: RIOMA, OWALO (DATE: Friday 08.10.2021 TIME: 9.00 A.M. – 4.00 P.M.) Part of Rioma Mkt, Part of Mosocho, Owalo Mkt, Dudi Girls & adjacent customers.

PARTS OF KIAMBU COUNTY

AREA: VALENTINE, RIARA RIDGE, ACME (DATE: Friday 08.10.2021 TIME: 9.00 A.M. – 5.00 P.M.) Gatatha, Part of Kawaida, Fuchsia Gardens, Itungi, Riara Ridge, Kawaida First Ave, Nazareth Hosp, Gatano, Dam Ten & adjacent customers.

PARTS OF MOMBASA COUNTY

AREA: PART OF MOMBASA ISLAND (DATE: Friday 08.10.2021 TIME: 9.00 A.M. – 5.00 P.M.) Ganjoni, Jawambe, Seaside, Mansion Hotel, Hare Krishna, Mombasa Sports Club, Ganjoni Towers, Lulu Apts, KCB Kilindini Branch, Nairobi Women Hosp, Part of Moi Ave, Casblanka, DT Dobie, Fatemi House, Ketty Tours, Post Bank, Uhuru Gardens & adjacent customers.

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