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Eldoret, Adjacent Areas to be Mostly Affected as KPLC Announces Major Power Blackout on Sunday

Uasin Gishu county is set to be majorly affected on Sunday after Kenya Power and Lighting company KPLC, on Saturday, announced major power black out in the region.

According to KPLC, most areas in Eldoret Uasin Gishu county, which largely rely on Olkaria-Lessos high voltage power lines will be affected by the construction works of the power lines.

"We wish to inform our customers that power supply will be interrupted in parts of Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo Marakwet, Turkana, Trans Nzoia and West Pokot counties on Sunday 11th April 2022 to facilitate the construction works on sections of the 400KV Olkaria - Lessos - Kisumu and the 220KV Turkwel -Lessos high voltage power lines," read part of KPLC statement.

Among areas that will be largely affected in Uasin Gishu includes Kapseret International Airport and its environs, Outspan, Elgon View, Moi Barracks, Eldoret Town, Naiberi, Burnt Forest,Kipkabus, Kapsoya, Moiben, Kipkaren, Moi University among many other areas.

Other counties that will be affected includes Turkana, Trans Nzoia and West Pokot counties.

The black out is expected to start from 7am in the morning and will extend all the way to 5 pm in the evening.

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Elgeyo Marakwet KPLC Turkana Uasin Gishu West Pokot

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