The team of Electricity Management Services Limited (EMSL) led by Engineer Peter Ewesor, on Tuesday 9th June, 2015 paid a visit to the Controller General, Federal Fire Service in his office at Area 10 Garki, Abuja.
Speaking earlier on the visit, Engineer Ewesor said that the purpose of the meeting is to solicit the cooperation of the Federal Fire Service in achieving its mandate.
He noted that Fire Services in his earlier days in the electricity Sector had effective collaboration that resulted into huge reduction of electrical accidents in the country stressing that such feat is achievable with an enhanced synergy from both agencies if efficiently and effectively coordinated in this era of improved electricity generation in the country.
Engineer Ewesor enlisted the mandate of EMSL to include: enforcement of technical standards and regulations, technical, inspection, testing and certification of electrical materials and equipment, to ensure that all electrical installations, power system and networks have been properly planned and well executed to guarantee safety of lives and property in the power industry.
He expressed confidence in the capacity of the Federal Fire Service and EMSL working as a team to effect enforcement and certification of buildings against electrical accident. Answering a question on relationship with other agencies, he maintained that EMSL had mutual relationship with Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) and other regulatory agencies.
Responding, the CG Fire thanked the EMSL management team for the courtesy visit, and stated that the Federal Fire Service through the head Policy Regulatory and Inspectorate (PRI) unit ACG Azogu will work hand in hand with personnel of EMSL to achieve both agencies objective and however requested them to put together a team of its workforce that will work with the Federal Fire Service enforcement team.