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Gov. Ugwuanyi donates Fire Ball Extinguishers to Markets in Enugu State

By Gerald   | 11 Jan, 2023 06:59:13pm | 316

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...distribution commences Friday, 13th January, 2023

As one of the proactive measures in fighting fire outbreaks, fire prevention, control and suppression in Enugu State during the Dry/Harmattan season and beyond, His Excellency, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, has donated Fire Ball Extinguishers  worth millions of naira for distribution to all markets in the state. 

A press statement released by the Chief Fire Officer of the state, Engr. Okwudiri Ohaa (FNSE) stated that the Fire Ball Extinguishers are expected to act as palliatives incase of any fire outbreak in the markets.

Ohaa who noted that 43 major markets across Enugu State are going to benefit from the fire prevention equipment informed AnchorNews that the distribution process, which is expected to commence on Friday, 13th January, 2023 will be handled by the State Fire Service.

According to the statement, the first batch of markets selected to benefit are:

1) Ogbete Main Market, 

Timber Shed, Maryland Enugu, 

3) Ogige Market, Nsukka, 

4) Orie Orba Market, Shed Mayland, 

5) kenyatta Market, Uwani-Enugu

6) Afor- Awkunanaw, Gariki Enugu

7) Timber Shed, Abakpa

8) Abakpa Market, Abakpa-Nike

9) New Market, Enugu

10) Tinker Motor Spare Parts, Coal Camp

11) New Haven Market, Enugu

12) Old Artisan Market, Ogui-Enugu

13) Eke-Obinagu, Emene

14) Afor-Opi Market, Nsukka

15) Obollo-Afor Market

16) Nkwo- Ogbede, Igbo-Etiti

17) Ikpa Market, Nsukka

18) Timber Shed, Nsukka

19) Nkwo Ibeagwa, Igbo-Eze

20) Eke-Ozzi, Igbo-Eze North

21) Eke-Agbani, Nkanu West

22) Afor-Ugbakwa, Nkanu East

23) 9th Mile Market, Ngwo

24) Nkwo-Inyi, Oji-River

25) Timber Shed, Orba

26) Timber Shed, Obollo-Afor

27) Eha-Amaufu, Isi-Uzo

28) Nkwo-Ikem Market, Isi-Uzo

29) Eke-Aku Market, Igbo-Etiti

30) Motor Spare Parts, Nsukka

31) Orie Igbo-Eze Market

32) Eke-Nimbo Market, Uzo-Uwani

33) Adani Daily Market, Uzo-Uwani

34) Orie Awgu Market

35) Afor-Iwollo, Ezeagu

36) Nkwo-Agana Olo Market, Ezeagu

37) Afor-Ugwu Aguobu Owa, Market, Ezeagu

38) Nkwo-Obinofia Market, Ezeagu

39) Orie-Agu Market, Udi Town

40) Timber Shed, Oji-River

41) Wonderful Market, Oji-River

42) Orie-Nenwe Market, Aninri

43) Afor-Okpanku Market, Aninri.

The Fire Service boss also stated that "distribution of the Fire Ball Extinguishers will take place at the newly constructed Fire Service Headquarters, near Otigba Junction, Enugu by 12pm on Friday, 13th January, 2023.

"To this effect, the chairmen of the benefitting markets are to come with five members of their executive for collection of the extinguishers", Ohaa added.

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