THE NEW IMO STATE FIRE SERVICE

By Lancelot Obiaku Recent fire outbreaks across the country that claimed several lives have further exposed the level of unpreparedness of several states in the country to handling emergency situations, especially fire outbreaks. The Ochanja and Balogun markets (both in Anambra State and Lagos State respectively) fire outbreaks could have been averted if the authorities concerned were responsive and proactive. The latest in the spate of lethal fire disasters is the Iju Ishaga inferno where rows of shops were razed in the early hours of Wednesday, November 20. According to…

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His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha was a guest today at the Church Dedication of the 21st Century Magnificent Edifice of the Assemblies of God Church (Victory Temple), 44 Royce Road, Owerri.

The Governor was ably represented at the event by a high powered delegation led by the Chief of Staff to the Imo State Government, Chief Barr. Chris Okewulonu. The delegation was received by Engr. Kingsley Onwubiko who also is a member of the church. In his speech on behalf of the Governor, Chief Okewulonu conveyed the goodwill of His Excellency, who was unavoidably absent as a result of exigent circumstances. He also thanked the Church for their continued support to the administration through their prayers, and also urged them not…

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