The Federal Government says a bomb blast killed one operative of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and destroyed three electricity transmission towers along Maiduguri-Damaturu road.

The General Manager, Public Affairs of Transmission Company of Nigeria, Ndidi Mbah ,disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

According to TCN, the explosion occured on Thursday, affecting three of it transmission lines.

“The Transmission Company of Nigeria TCN hereby confirms the destruction of three of its towers along Maiduguri-Damaturu Transmission Line with explosives yesterday 28th December, 2023.

“In addition to the destruction of the three towers, the very sad incident also cost the life of an NSCDC officer.

“It’s truly another very sad day for us at TCN, with this incident, especially with the loss of life of the NSCDC official.

“TCN comensurates with the family of the deceased and the NSCDC for this very sad and shocking incident”, the statement reads.

Barely a week ago, DAILY POST reported that electricity blackouts hit parts of the Northeast as vandals through explosives brought down towers T372 and T373 on the Gombe-Damaturu 330kV Synchronous Condenser transmission line.


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