As part of efforts aimed at reducing loss of life and property to fire disaster in the State, the Federal Government deployed two state of the art Fire fighting trucks to the Federal Fire Service in Oyo State
The Governor who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Engr. Raufu Olaniyan at the commissioning of the two brand new state of the art firefighting trucks, which was deployed by the Federal Government for use by the Federal Fire Service in Oyo State made it known in his address that the State Government has taken proactive steps in curtailing fire outbreaks by upgrading the State Fire Services from a department under the Ministry of Works to an agency for effective operations.
He also noted that the State Government has improved infrastructure and currently moving to an advanced stage of procuring another set of firefighting trucks.
While appreciating the Federal Government and the Minister of Interior, Ogbenl Rauf Aregbesola for deploying the two Fire Fighting trucks, he implored the Federal Fire Service personnel to make good use of the trucks and pleaded that the residents of the State should make good use of the opportunity by calling on the Federal and State Fire Services for necessary advice and timely actions on fire prevention/combat when the occasion demands.