Ibeju-Lekki Gears Up for Fire Safety: Commissioner and Officials Visit Council Chairman

In a significant development for the Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area, Kakalistiq.com reports that Hon. Olugbenga Oyerinde, the Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, along with officials from the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Services, conducted a working visit to Council Chairman, Hon. Abdullahi Sesan Olowa. The purpose of the visit was to discuss plans for the construction of a Fire service station in the area.

Hon. Sesan Olowa

Hon. Olowa, joined by Hon. Mojeed Olayinka, the Leader of the Legislative Council, and other members of the Executive Council, warmly welcomed the delegation, recognizing the timely nature of their visit. He acknowledged the absence of a fire service station in the council area but expressed optimism that the proposed station would greatly benefit citizens, particularly in emergency response situations.

Regarding the significance of establishing the fire station in Ibeju-Lekki, especially given the area’s hosting of several national critical infrastructures and industries, Chairman Olowa remarked, “The establishment of the fire station in our community is paramount for the safety and well-being of our residents and businesses. With the potential risks posed by critical infrastructure and industries in our area, having a dedicated fire service station will enhance our emergency response capabilities and safeguard lives and properties.”

Assuring continued support from the state government, Hon. Olugbenga Oyerinde reiterated the commitment of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu’s administration to expedite the process for the commencement of the fire station building.

The delegation concluded their visit by inspecting the proposed site for the fire station as well as the ongoing construction of the Council Secretariat complex.

As Ibeju-Lekki prepares to bolster its fire safety infrastructure, anticipation grows among residents for the improved emergency response services that the new fire station will provide, ensuring a safer and more secure environment for all.

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde is a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience germinated in high school, attaining the Press Club presidency. As an iconic field reporter for 3 years, he is a writer, serial volunteer, and community cum youth development champion whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos, and Nigeria at large.

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