Ajegunle Fire Station Will Reduce Risk Of Disasters In Ajeromi/Ifelodun- Olumoh


The lawmaker representing Ajeromi/Ifelodun constituency 1 in the Lagos state House of Assembly, Hon. Lukman Olumoh, has said the construction of Ajegunle fire Station would reduce the risk of disasters associated with fire emergencies in the constituency.

It would be recalled that the State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu commissioned three newly built fire stations in Oniru Estate, Ebute Elefun and Ajegunle simultaneously on Tuesday.

Olumoh, in his goodwill message at the commissioning of Ajegunle Fire Station in Ajegunle area of Lagos, ,said that the new fire Station was a special project that would positively impact on the lives of Ajeromi/Ifelodun residents, adding that it would provide them a risk reduction structure against fire disasters.

He said that the project was a product of a productive symbiotic relationship between the legislature and the executive, adding that it was facilitated by him.

” This project is the first in the whole of Ajegunle-Ifelodun with a population of over two million people. It is coming at a time that we need to proactively act to prevent and reduce the risk of disasters associated with fire emergencies in our community. We have in the past lost valuable lives and properties to fire disasters in this community, with the commissioning of this fire station, this will now become a thing of the past.

” I personally appreciate governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Speaker Mudashiru Obasa, Laagos state Lotteries and Games and Lagos State Ministry of Special Duties for making this laudable project possible”, said Olumoh.

” This project is the outcome of a responsive governance of Babajide Sanwo-Olu and a reflection of the THEMES agenda of this present administration. My people of Ajeromi/Ifelodun constituency 1 and the leadership of APC in the constituency are very appreciate of this and other gestures such as the construction of MBA Cardoso road, Alaba Oro Secondary, Layeni Junior Secondary School and Abeje road under construction and promised to protect and ensure the assets entrusted to this community are well handled and managed to the benefit of my people and the progress of this community”, said Olumoh.

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Representing the Special Adviser on Intergovernmental Relations and Special Duties, Mr Mobolaji Ogunlende, Mr Wale Aguda, said the need for new fire stations was conceived to overcome the challenge of distance and quicken the response time of the service.

Ogunlende said that the target was to localise the presence of fire service stations in each of the twenty local government areas of the State.

The Special Adviser added ” The construction of the new fire stations and rehabilitation of existing ones were executed with speed. Thanks to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, who personally owned the projects and ensured that the construction and upgrading did not stop until completion.

” Apart from transforming the ambience, each of the stations has been provided with more stable source of power supply, dedicated access to water, more conveniences and better aesthetics.

” With the huge investments made by the Sanwo-Olu administration In this sector, i am confident that Lagosians will begin to experience improved services from the Fire and Resuce Service. I am also convinced that the officers are ready to justify the confidence reposed in the service by the administration”, said Ogunlende.



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