The Chairman, Special Committee on Fire Safety in the state, Hon Mudasiru Oguntola Toogun has charged captains of industries in the state to be conscious of fire safety in their establishments.
Hon Toogun made this remark while on sensitisation and inspection of fire equipment tour to industries in the state.
He said Governor Rauf Aregbesola set up the committee purposely to enlighten the residents of the state especially the captains of industries on the need to prevent fire outbreak in the state.
Hon Toogun said ‘Prevention is better than cure’ should be the watch words of the residents in the state.
He said firemen are carrying out fire inspection on fire safety equipment to ascertain the level of compliance with the safety of lives and properties in the state and that at the end of inspection ,certificates will be issued to companies and industries that satisfy the inspection condition.
In their separate remarks, CEO, Ola -Oluwa Aina Wires, Osogbo, Chief M.O Aina, Corporate Affairs Manager, Prism Steel, Ikirun, Mr Babatunde Soyode, and Managing Director ATMAN Ltd, Alhaji Dauda Akintayo thanked the Governor for his commitment to develop the state despite the paucity of fund. They then assured of their readiness to comply with fire safety conditions.
Also, CEO of Kasmo Industry, Alhaji Gazali Olasunkade and Ag Chairman, Moye Petrochemical Industry, Mallam Oyetunji Yusuff thanked the Governor for the foresight and the wisdom to develop the state in all ramifications.
Present on tour were Secretary to the committee, Mr Toba Aluko and men of Osun State Fire Service led by the Deputy Director, Mrs Moni Lawal.