FG Deploys Fire-fighting Vehicles To Oyo
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THE Federal Government on Wednesday, deployed two states of the artwork firefighting trucks to the Oyo State Government, in a bid to combat routine hearth outbreaks in the country.
The trucks which have been received via the Deputy Governor, Mr. Rauf Olaniyan on behalf of Governor Seyi Makinde are to complement the efforts of the state government in view of the current spate of hearth outbreaks in the state.
While providing the firefighting vehicles at some stage in a courtesy name which held earlier, the Controller General, Federal Fire Service, Dr. Liman Ibrahim lamented the spate of fireplace outbreaks in exclusive elements of the states which had left property worth hundreds of thousands wasted.
He stated the Federal Government thru the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in the effort noticed fire preventing as a responsibility of all, therefore the need for a strong collaboration among the Federal and nation authorities.
Liman-Ibrahim who become represented by means of the Assistant Controller General, FFS, Dr Callistus Agu additionally kind the collaboration of the state government in enhancing the efforts of the men of the Federal Fire Service domiciled within the state.
“The deployment of those hearth preventing belongings to the nation become approved via the Hon. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, and it’s in step with the remedy of the existing Government of Mr President to make sure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of Nigeria.”
“Therefore, the government believes that these belongings being deployed would assist cut down the incessant fire outbreaks with the attendant wanton destruction of the social and monetary values of the people.”
“The deployment of those huge assets to Oyo kingdom is to complement the efforts of the State Fire Service within the Southwestern geopolitical zone on the way to improve their fireplace fighting talents and enhance provider delivery.”
He also seized the opportunity to desk some request of the command before the government including “inclusion of Federal Fire Service within the State Security Council, sponsorship of country hearth provider personnel for neighborhood and foreign schooling in view of emerging trucks in firefighting and strengthening of state fireplace provider through recruitment of succesful hands, enhancing of welfare bundle of hearth employees.”
Responding on behalf of Governor Makinde, Mr. Olaniyan, said the deployment of the two hearth combating vans became within the proper direction, noting that it might complement the nation government’s fire preventing and preventive efforts.
Olaniyan revealed that the deployment become made at the time nation authorities changed into about procuring ‘five states of the artwork hearth preventing trucks, adding that: “few fireplace preventing vehicles have been functional whilst a few were in a country of disrepair and moribund when the existing administration got here on board, however the scenario had improved.”
While charging the personnel of the Federal Fire Service in the nation to maximise the gadget deployed in carrying out their statutory functions, the deputy governor also referred to as on the citizens of the country to utilize the opportunity by way of calling at the Federal and State Fire Services for vital recommendation and timely moves on fireplace prevention/fight when the occasion demands.