Anambra Housing Commissioner Hands Over Agulu Fire Station, Urges Protection Of Govt Projects In Communities


By Uzoma Ekweaga

Anambra State Commissioner for Housing, Hon. Pauly Onyeka has called on Agulu community in Anaocha LGA , to ensure that government projects such as the newly renovated modern fire station in their area are protected from vandalisation .

The commissioner, represented by the Director of Building Construction and Maintenance Department , Ministry of Housing , Mr Ojeleke Samuel, at the official handing over ceremony of the Agulu Fire Station to the Ministry of Power and Water Resources, for onward transfer to the Anambra State Fire Service for the benefit of state, noted that the state governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo is very desirous to extend democracy divideds to the people.


He called on them to prevent those facilities from theft and vandalization because government can’t afford to waste her lean resources .

Concerning the perimeter fencing at the station, he urged the Ministry of Power to bring up a proposal for the work to commence immediately .

Earlier in her speech,the representative of the Commissioner of Power and Water Resources, Engr Chukwuma Julius and the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Mrs Ify Uzoka appreciated Governor Soludo for his intervention and revitalization of the abandoned Agulu Fire Station and noted that for maximum protection of those facilities, perimeter fencing should be erected to protect the fire offices and the facilities on ground .

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They commended the neat work executed by the contractors and urged him to continue to sustain the already established security architecture by the construction company to prevent access to the facilities pending when the fence is constructed .

The Director of Anambra State Fire Service in the Ministry of Power and Water Resources, Dr Martins Agba called for collaboration among both the ministry and the agency to ensure they do not encroach into other people’s boundary.

The Agulu Modern Fire Station has three building blocks, comprising fire truck station, office block, bore hole and plant house, constructed by Feister Technical Service Limited, owned by Barrister Chizoba Nnagboo.

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