Civil defence, Police to supply security for firefighters throughout operations – CG

The Controller Frequent of the Federal Fire Service (FFS), Jaji Abdulganiyu, has talked about preparations have been made to supply security for firefighters at any time once they exit on operations.

He talked about this after inspecting some fire stations within the Federal Capital Territory as section of actions to imprint his 100 days quite then enterprise as a result of the Controller Frequent of the supplier.

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Firemen have been going by assaults by hoodlums at any time once they lag on firefighting operations.

Nowadays, the FFS residing in Dede, Abuja was attacked with instruments destroyed by hoodlums.

Whereas speaking to journalists at Dede, Jaji talked about the authorities’s draw is to hold fire stations on the subject of police stations for policemen to supply security backup for firemen.

He moreover talked about the Minister of Inside, Rauf Aregbesola, had urged the personnel of the Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to supply security for firefighters at any time once they lag on operations.

“From the inception of the establishment of fireplace supplier, fire supplier was carved out of the police, fire supplier is section of police right from the beginning up of the introduction of fireplace supplier.

“The authorities deemed it needed that the place there’s a police residing, there’s a fire residing and the place there’s a fire residing, there’s a police residing.

“Since fire supplier doesn’t elevate palms and moreover they’re going to try in opposition to a hearth, they know that there are some fire outbreaks which is able to seemingly be not pure and of us are going there to loot, due to this of us that elevate palms can moreover abet in ensuring that they disperse the hoodlums.

“Now that when development is occurring and we realise that a few of the essential stations now, we hold fire supplier with out a police residing within the construct, due to this as a consequence of fireplace supplier is in Inside (ministry) and civil defence is moreover section of us, due to this the minister of Inside now ordered that since of us are repeatedly attacking our males, attacking our instruments, it’s needed now for the civil defence to go with us at any time after we’ll try in opposition to a hearth to current us disguise.

“If we collaborate with civil defence and we collaborate with police, nothing execrable about it.”

Jaji assured that he would function each little factor inside his power to supply explicit the protection of personnel whereas performing their obligations.

He had earlier visited the hearth residing in Nyanya and inspected the advance of a novel fire residing in Kubwa.