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NPA commissions fire engines at Tin Can Island port


The
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commissioned a  multipurpose fire service
trucks and equipment at the Tin Can Island port.

In
a statement, the Managing Director of the NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi, said the
Authority remained committed to the safety of life and property, especially in
the maritime sector.
The
NPA boss noted that the procurement of the equipment was in fulfillment of the
Corporate Social Responsibility Policy of the Authority.
He
said the fire equipment would in addition to combating fire outbreak in the
port and its environs also to assist other agencies in Lagos State.
While
commending officers and men of the NPA Fire Service for
their efficiency and dedication, Abdullahi congratulated the management of Tin
Can Island Port for the project.
In
his remarks, the General Manager, Health Safety & Environment, Engr. T.
Talabi, said that the equipment were of the highest standards for safety in
case fire outbreak in and outside the ports.
He
also gave the assurance  that the fire
service officers had been  trained adequately
to handle the equipment while promising to maintain and protect the equipment.
The
equipment commissioned include six Rapid Response Mini Fire Engines; Ten Fire
Water Tankers and Two Bronco Skylift(Hydraulic Platform).
Highlights
of the occasion were the demonstration of fire safety rescue operation from a
high-rise building, and the cutting of tape to signify the commissioning of the
equipment.

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