By; DAHIRU SULEIMAN, Dutse
Property valued at N203,125,344 million were lost to fire incidence from January to October this year, the Jigawa State Director Fire Services, Alh. Haruna Adamu has disclosed.
Speaking to our correspondent in his office while enumerating some of the major achievements of the board, stated that they saved thirty two lives, while 16 death’s were recorded.
“During the period under review, we have received about 264 fire calls from members of the public whom are drawn from different locations in the state,” he said.
He cautioned households to be warry of harmattan haze, as well as take precautionary measures against fire outbreaks, and report on time any fire incident promptly for rapid response.
The Director on behalf of the management and staff, commended Governor Badaru for providing ACC and FCC training opportunity to 20 fire officers of their department, in addition to the provision of other working facilities to enhance the operational status of the department.
He also solicited for more support and patronage of Jigawa State Government over the provision of modern working tools, as well as an increase in man power development for improved service delivery.