The Government of Anambra State has moved to equip the Fire Service by procuring 10 new fire engines from Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Ltd.
Senior Special Assistant, SSA to the Anambra State Governor on Communication, Ikenna Anigbaoso said Governor Willie Obiano has ordered the recruitment of 120 personnel for the Fire Service.
He said the Governor has also rolled out incentives to adequately motivate men and officers of the State Fire Service.
Federal Fire Station
“Moreso, the State government has mapped out 4 plots of land at Umuokpu, Awka for the establishment of a federal fire station immediately.
“Government has also concluded arrangements for periodic training of the firemen to adequately prepare them for emergencies,” he said.
The SSA stated that the government of Anambra State remains committed to the safety and security of the people.