Tinubu enlists firefighting truck into Presidential convoy

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G-Viral

President Bola Tinubu has added a firefighting truck to his convoy for the first in the history of the Nigerian Presidency.

 

This was disclosed on Thursday, June 15, by Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, Engr. Abdulganiyu Jaji, when the new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade paid a maiden visit to the Service’s headquartPresident Bola Tinubu has added a firefighting truck to his convoy for the first in the history of the Nigerian Presidency.

 

 

 

This was disclosed on Thursday, June 15, by Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, Engr. Abdulganiyu Jaji, when the new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade paid a maiden visit to the Service’s headquarters.

Jaji also revealed that they’ve also procured 15 rapid firefighting mini trucks to navigate crowded terrains which were hitherto inaccessible to the larger firefighting appliances.

 

He said;

 

“We recently completed and commissioned the first Fire House props in West Africa located inside the National Fire Academy Sheda. Procurement of 15 Ford Built Rapid Intervention Vehicles, already delivered to the Service awaiting commissioning and deployment.

 

“Approval of Mr President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR to include the Service Rapid Intervention Vehicle in his motorcade. This is the first in the history of Nigeria. Other firsts include celebration of the International Firefighter’s day.

 

“Approval of a large expanse of land for the building of the Service National Headquarters in Sauka, Abuja, FCT”

 

Jaji also noted that the agency is confronted with the challenges of inadequate manpower, attack on fire fighters, housing needs for personnel, firefighting infrastructural gap and budgetary constraint, among others.

 

 

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