The Enugu state chief fire service officer, Engr. Okwudiri Ohaa, in an interview session with the reporters of leakblast.com has commended His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for providing and equipping the commission with the needed sophisticated equipment and other resources to fumigate the major markets, bus- stops and other public places in Enugu State so as to curtail the contraction and the spread of the global novel disease, corona-virus.
By Reporter Ralph and Vivian
The patriotic and altruistic chief fire officer told leakblast reporters that the first,second and third(currently ongoing]fumigation exercise were fast -tracked by the five fire fighting trucks procured by the Enugu state government earlier on the 31st of January,2020;mobile knapsack sprayers among others.
He greatly commended the administration of Hon. Ugwuanyi for being safety conscious,proactive and for other needed logistics that he has provided for the commission since his inception as the governor of the state. He opined that the five fire fighting trucks were provided as if the governor had envisaged that this pandemic would emerge.
He went went further to intimate our reporters that Enugu state was one of the first states in Nigeria that proactively and timely fumigated the major public places in her environs so as to ensure that the lives of the people of the state are properly protected and preserved from the scourge called corona virus. He also reiterated the fact that such protective mechanism was also extended to the people that deal in livestock since they were exempted from the nationwide lockdown.
Engr. Okwudiri ohaa did not hesitate to debunk and refute the falsely circulated news that Enugu state fire service commission was using substandard and fake chemicals in her fumigation exercises, but also described the news as ill-conceived,unfounded and ignorantly made to undermine the good and unprecedented works of His excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
In his words, ‘’The chemicals we used and are still using were all imported and are very effective in the control of the virus; some of these chemicals are; hydrogen peroxide,sodium chloride,hypo,detol and water—all this was mixed up to achieve our targeted aim in decontaminating our state from corona virus’’ .
He gave the names of some of the major places they fumigated as; Ogbete Market[Enugu], Ogige Market[Nsukka],Assemblies of God Church [ Independence Lay out ] State High Court complex(independence layout),Boys Secondary school,[ Umunze] among many others. He equally demonstrated their willingness to decontaminate various schools in Enugu State before the resumption of academic activities.
In corroborating the good testimonies of the Enugu State Government under the administration of his excellency, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuani by Engr. Okwudiri ohaa,the Enugu state Fire service head of operations,Engr. Ken, commended His excellency for being safety conscious. He told Leakblast reporters that the achievements of Hon. Ugwuanyi are highly unprecedented in the history of Enugu state Fire Service Commission.
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He also disclosed that His excellency recently increased their hazard allowances, a gesture that the whole members of the commission richly cherished.
In the same vein,Engr. Okafor Chijioke , the Blue Watch Officer of the commission also commended His excellency, Rt.Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the numerous accolades he has brought and attracted to the commission since his inception into the office as the executive governor of the state.
Engr. Okwudiri daniel ohaa finally urged political office holders, civil servants, religious heads and others at the helm of affairs to ensure that they are committed and passionate about their works, knowing fully that they are representing groups of people and are accountable to God.
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