A fire officer demonstrating to traders at the Takoradi Sector on how to fight fire
The Ghana Countrywide petroleum corporation jointly with the Ghana fireplace provider, NADMO, PDS and the Energy Commission in the Western Location have taken traders in the central enterprise district of the Western Regional money Takoradi into a working day sensitization workshop on how to prevent and battle fire in scenario there is a hearth outbreak.
The Takoradi market place circle which is the greatest sector in a circle in West Africa was constructed over sixty decades back and has because not observed any significant renovation generating it inclined to fire outbreaks looking at the use of unproved cables, inappropriate wiring and relationship on the part of some traders.
Chief Government Officer of GNPC Basis Dr Dominic Eduah who spoke to JoyBusiness at the sideline of the workshop claims current market fires have come to be an yearly ritual in Ghana and it is about time corporate institutions help people to have an understanding of the effect it has on attributes and lives.
“You know this current market holds about two thousand citizens of this nation, so this tells you that if there is an unfortunate incident at this spot it’s not going to be a fantastic tale for each Ghanaian so we determined to come in, in a type of preventive measure not to wait till it occurs in advance of we arrive and console them but to prevent it from taking place.”
He additional that they are quite content that the traders in particular the girls have long gone by way of the schooling and they would commence to other markets in the Area to teach and supply cylinders for the traders so they also gain from the oil extraction.
Metro NADMO Director of the Sekondi –Takoradi metropolis, James Obeng stated the gesture by GNPC basis has appear as a final result of an assessment they did on the central business enterprise district.
“There is the require for basic safety to adhere so we as an business even ahead of GNPC arrived on board we have performed an evaluation on the industry and have sent experiences to all those people who issue so much as the industry is a problem.”
He also added that plans were being considerably progress for Takoradi to get a new market taking into consideration the evaluation they undertook and the daily life span of the supplies applied in developing the market
General public relations officer of the Ghana Fireplace Provider in the Western Location Divisional officer grade 3 Ebo Bonney says his outfit intensified campaign on hearth outbreaks and how to struggle it.
The basis donated nineteen new cylinders and refilled 11 previous cylinders of the for Marketplace circle.