By Ebi Kesiena
Kenyans took to social media to complain over a power outage that has hit several parts of the country.
The power outage was experienced from 8pm on Saturday.
Kenya Power said the power outage was as a result of a suspected fault affecting the power system.
In a statement on Sunday, Kenya Power said “We are working to restore normalcy within the shortest time possible. An update on the restoration progress will be issued in due course”.
The company apologised for the inconvenience caused.
Kenyans on X and other social media platforms shared their grievances following the blackout.
“Kenya Power (KPLC ) is experiencing a Nationwide Power Blackout for the third time in less than 3 months. Sad!” an X user posted.
Other Kenyans compared the situation to what other Africans allegedly face.
“I understand why every Nigerian youths goal is to leave Nigeria as soon as they can. Electricity is a basic need in this era. KPLC mnatutesa bana.”
On Saturday, Kenya Power issued an electricity outage advisory to only three counties and its adjacent areas, they experienced a blackout on Sunday.
The counties are Machakos, Kiambu, and Kilifi.