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Enugu fire chief charges stakeholders to sustain Gov Ugwuanyi’s safety initiatives



The Enugu State Fireplace Service has reiterated its dedication to the untiring efforts and sacrifices of the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in guaranteeing security of lives and property of residents of the state.

Talking in the course of the flag-off of the fireplace security marketing campaign in Udenu Native Authorities Space, the Enugu State Chief Fireplace Officer, Engr. Okwudiri Ohaa thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi for the quite a few interventions his administration has made in reworking the state hearth sector and guaranteeing that the fireplace combating company discharges its delicate duties diligently and successfully.

Engr. Ohaa disclosed that moreover the varied achievements, Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration has additionally paid for 2 Water Tankers to be stationed at two of the 5 newly constructed ultra-modern hearth service stations throughout the three senatorial districts of the state.

“His Excellency (Ugwuanyi) additionally permitted the set up of fireside extinguishers of assorted varieties and sizes in over 28 main markets within the state. He equally permitted the coaching of personnel of those markets and others on hearth security and methods to use the tools within the occasion of fireside outbreak.

“Our Governor broke information once more within the historical past of Enugu State Fireplace Service as he offered Private Protecting Gear (PPE) for the security of all firefighters within the state; the listing is countless”, he added.

Engr. Ohaa who disclosed that the coaching marketing campaign was in furtherance of Gov. Ugwuanyi administration’s Zero Fireplace Outbreak programme throughout the 17 Native Authorities Areas of Enugu State, charged the stakeholders and contributors, such because the Council Chairmen, Conventional Rulers, Presidents-Normal, Neighbourhood Watch teams, Forest Guards, Market Leaders and youth teams, to not permit the sacrifices of the governor in guaranteeing the security of lives and property of residents of the state be in useless.

The state hearth chief subsequently enjoined the stakeholders to work collectively together with his company “to maintain our state free from hearth outbreak and for residents to get pleasure from a hearth free Yuletide”, stressing that “we adopted this method of engagement as a result of we wish the intervention to be healthful as a way to create a safer and safer residing atmosphere for the folks of Enugu State”.


Addressing residents on methods to keep away from hearth outbreak, Engr. Ohaa mentioned: “All the time be certain that you set off your electrical home equipment every time you’re leaving the home. Purchase and maintain a hearth extinguisher in the home in addition to in your automobiles and discover ways to use it. Keep away from indiscriminate burning of bush or setting supplies on hearth. We’re all the time accessible and you may attain us by means of our telephone numbers every time there’s hearth outbreak.

“The telephone numbers are as follows: Ogui Highway Fireplace Station (07065409291); Nsukka Fireplace Station (08068079367); ninth Mile Fireplace Station (08036364051); Govt. Home Fireplace Unit (08169618536); Ogrute Fireplace Station (08161559393); Oji-River Fireplace Station (09032389861); Ozalla Fireplace Station (09033216665); Orba Fireplace Station (09015886887); Ogbete Fireplace Unit (08144800422); Timber Shed Fireplace Unit (07031660024); Headquarters (08080304303)”.

Engr. Ohaa recommended the Chairman of Udenu LGA, Hon. Solomon Onah for his resilience and assist in the direction of the combat in opposition to hearth outbreak within the state, stating that “he’s the one native authorities council chairman that gives safety for the fireplace service to guard our hearth station and help us throughout hearth combating”.

In his deal with, the Chairman of Udenu LGA, Hon. Onah applauded Gov. Ugwuanyi’s management function in reinvigorating the state hearth service to satisfy up with its mandate of safeguarding lives and property.

Hon. Onah, who can be the State Chairman of Affiliation of Native Authorities of Nigeria (ALGON), identified that the continued native authorities enlightenment marketing campaign on hearth security was well timed and unprecedented.

He subsequently known as on the folks of Enugu State to avail themselves of the uncommon alternative, listen and study security measures aimed toward stopping hearth outbreak and safeguarding lives and property.

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