Fire rescue gadgets worth $60,000 have been presented to the Bechem District Command of the Ghana National Fire Service by Mr. Eric Adjei, a Geniva based Ghanaian.
Pictures above show the fire rescue gadgets and dignitaries at the function
A short but impressive presentation ceremony held at the conference hall of the District Fire Station which the Brong Ahafo Assistant Chief Fire Officer Mr. James Owusu, thanked the Tano South District Chief Executive Hon. Collins Offinam Takyi and Mr. Eric Adjei for the role they played in in making it possible for the Bechem Fire Station to receive the rescue gadgets. He said the availability of the rescue gadgets which included fire rescue belts, helmets, safety boots, safety trousers and coats and other fire equipment will go a long to enhance the operation of the officers especially during fire outbreaks and promised that the items will be put into good use to serve its intended purposes.
The Brong Ahafo Assistant Chief Fire Officer addressing the gathering
The Tano South District Chief Executive Hon. Collins Offinam Takyi in a speech thanked Mr. Eric Adjei on behalf of the President, Regional Minister, MP, Tano South District Assembly and the entire Chiefs and people of the Tano South District for his kind gesture.
The DCE for Tano South District speaking at the function and handing over the gadgets
He said on assumption of office as the District Chief Executive for the District, he called a District Security Committee meeting to discuss problem facing all the agencies which in one way or the other hindered their operations and it was there that it came out that the District Fire command lacked fire rescue gadgets to perform work effectively and efficiently.
Hon. Offinam said, since government is collaborating with the private sector to create jobs for the teeming unemployed youth, it is important for government and other philanthropist to help improve our working environment and it was upon that the Member of Parliament for Tano South Constituency Hon. Benjamin Yeboah Sekyere and myself thought it wise to solicit for support from Mr. Eric Adjei for the fire station and hinted that it was their efforts that have made Mr. Eric Adjei to be able to come to the aid of the fire station with the rescue gadgets.
Hon. Offinam said the availability of the gadgets will help to improve and enhance the operation of the Bechem Fire Station and hinted that the government is putting measures in place to ensure that an ambulance is also supplied to the Bechem Government Hospital.