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Kogi govt apologises to Federal Fire Service for attack on staff, vehicle



The Kogi State Commissioner for Works and Housing, Abubakar Ohere has on behalf of Gov. Yahaya Bello, tendered an apology to the Controller Common, Federal Fireplace Service over the assault on males and engine of the Command round Felele space of the state throughout an emergency to place out a fireplace.

The Commissioner for Works in a message to the Controller Common by way of the Kogi State Controller of the Fireplace Service, a replica made accessible to DAILY POST, regretted the unlucky incident and condemned in sturdy phrases the motion of miscreants and disgruntled components who attacked males of the State Command of the Nigerian Fireplace Service.

Ohere thanked the boys of the Federal Fireplace Service for all of the help given to Kogi State and warranted that all the pieces humanly attainable can be performed to arrest and produce the perpetrators of the assault to ebook.

In accordance with the message: “I most sincerely need to convey the assurances of His Excellency, Gov. Yahaya Bello that all the pieces will probably be performed to convey these concerned to justice and as nicely handle the injured employees with the total restore of the automobile sir.

“Thanks to your continued love for the State as we pray that comparable incidences is not going to repeat itself going ahead”.

The Commissioner assured that extra safety can be supplied for the Command of the fireplace service and made a presentation of the sum of N100,000 by way of the Assistant Controller to be delivered to the injured officer.

To buttress the seriousness of the State Authorities assurances to the Command, Abubakar Ohere deployed a excessive powered delegation led by the Everlasting Secretary of the Ministry to right away go to the Kogi State Command of the Federal Fireplace Service.


The delegation have been obtained by the Assistant Controller, Omolola Tolushe at 2.57pm the place the message of the State Authorities was delivered.

The delegation appreciated the interventions of the Command within the State and likewise frowned on the ugly incident on males and their gear whereas in the middle of their official responsibility.

The delegation disclosed that the Police have been mandated to fish out the culprits who attacked the officers and the automobile.

Equally, the State Authorities delegation lead by the Perm Sec MOWH to go to the injured and made an evaluation on the extent of injury to the automobile for obligatory repairs.

The Assistant Controller in her response expressed her gladness on the immediate response by the Kogi State Authorities and revealed to the crew that the injured have been discharged from the hospital.

She, nonetheless, disclosed that the Controller Common of the Federal Fireplace Service has ordered the deployment of all of the autos together with the broken one to the headquarters in Abuja earlier than the arrival of the State Authorities delegation at about 1:00pm.

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