Adamawa Fire Service generated N2.5 million revenue in 2019 – official

0
439

The Adamawa Fire Service Department on Friday said it generated N2.5 million naira as revenue in 2019.

Abdullahi Adamu, the State Chief Fire Officer, told the Leakblast in Yola on Friday that

the fire department recorded 89 distress calls and eight false calls during the period.
“In 2019, the state fire service generated a total sum of N 2.5 million naira as revenue to the government’s coffers.
“Also, in the period under review, we received about 89 distress calls of  which eight were false calls.
“Equally, 10 persons were saved, while two lives were lost to fire incidents, and property worth  over N200 million and N550,221,58 naira were lost and saved, respectively,”Adamu said.
He said that the state fire department had 10 fire fighting machines, out of which only four were functional.
The fire chief complained that the department lacked fire ambulance, adding that negligence and ignorance  were behind the causes of many fire incidents in the state.
He said that government was making efforts to establish additional fire fighting stations in some local government areas of the state.
Adamu said that the state fire department had cordial working relationship with the federal fire service, NEMA, ADSEMA and other relevant stakeholders.

Thanks for reading via the most updated news portal

About Leakblast.com

Share your story with us

Advertise With us

Feel free to contact us

Call Us:+234(0)9073726403
Get us on Whatsapp: +234(0)8181166425
Email Us: editors@leakblast.com

SUPPORT LEAKBLAST JOURNALISM OF INTEGRITY AND CREDIBILITY

Good  journalism costs a lot of money.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble Endeavor.

By contributing to LeakBlast, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Support LeakBlast

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here