The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye has promised effective and maximal use of the government’s investment in infrastructure, just as she gave an assurance of improved, effective and efficient service delivery to Lagosians.
Mrs. Adeseye made the promise during a strategic meeting held at the Ikeja Fire Station with Officers and Men of the Agency to chart a way forward on efficient service delivery to achieve the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) set towards Making Lagos a 21st Century Economy.
Advising Officers to focus on discipline and dedication to the ethics of the profession, the Director said “there is no room for indiscipline as bad eggs will be fished out and decisively dealt with in accordance with the Fire and Civil Service Rules and Regulations.”
She acknowledged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s support towards mitigating Fire Emergencies, Rescue, Public Order and Safety in the State, while admonishing firemen to get acquainted with emerging trends, especially as the Agency is moving towards digital management systems after completion of renovation works in all the State’s Fire Stations.
Giving an assurance that Officers will be trained to acquire modern firefighting techniques, Mrs. Adeseye hinted that the new Fire and Rescue Service Bill 2021 will, among other things, address the welfare concerns of the firefighters.
She also expressed optimism that officers will reciprocate the government’s gesture with optimal dedication to duty and urged them to bear in mind that their job to save lives and property is service to mankind and humanity which no strings should be attached.