The Controller General of Federal Fire Service, Engr. Joseph Garba Anebi, in fulfilment of his promise to His Excellency, Alh. Kassim Shettima, the Executive Governor of Borno State was in Maidugiri on Thursday, 16th November 2017 to carry out on-the-spot assessment of firefighting infrastructure and equipment in the State capital.
He was received by His Excellency at the Government House.
In his welcome address, the Governor thanked the Controller General and his 4-man team for sparing time to visit the state amidst the much hyped security challenges arising from insurgency in the north-east. He assured the CG of his commitment to revive the State Fire Service.
The CG in his response restated his willingness to collaborate with Borno State to give effect to His Excellency’ s desire. He commended the Governor for his effort towards ensuring the safety of lives and property and said that the Federal Fire Service command in the State will be established in no distant time. He also promised to organize a refresher course for serving fire personnel while the newly recruited staff will be trained at the National Fire Academy in Sheda.