Virtually every part of the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi and its environs have been plunged into darkness after an explosion at the Electricity Corporation of Ghana bulk supply station.
The explosion is said to have occurred around 5:30pm, Thursday.
Erastus Baidoo, public relations officer of the ECG in the region confirmed the news to Kumasi based Luv FM.
He said the earth reactor, cables and other key materials that supply electricity to the area have been completely burnt.
Mr. Baidoo also noted that his outfit is working round the clock to restore power to the areas affected.