The Chief Executive Officer of Bui Power Authority (BPA), Hon. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi led a team from BPA to the Ministry of the Interior to sign a Fire Protection Service Agreement between Bui Power Authority and the Ministry of the Interior on behalf of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) at the Ministry of the Interior, Accra on April 13, 2023.
The Fire Protection Service Agreement is for the establishment of a Fire Station at the Bui Generating Station as part of measures to protect lives and properties within the Bui enclave.
After signing the agreement, the Minister for the Interior, Ambrose P. Dery, commended the CEO of BPA, Hon. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi for his foresight and proactiveness in ensuring that a Fire Station is established at the Bui Generating Station to safeguard lives and the investments such as the Bui Hydro-electric Plant, Solar PV Systems, Estates, among others.
The Minister for the Interior, whilst assuring BPA of the Ministry’s support, tasked the Chief Fire Officer, Julius Kuunuor to ensure his personnel deployed to the Bui Fire Service exhibit high professional standards in the discharge of their duties.
The CEO of BPA. Hon. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, in his remarks, expressed his gratitude to the Minister for the Interior and Chief Fire Officer, CFO Julius Kuunuor for the deployment of a dual-purpose Fire Tender (FS 753) and sixteen (16) personnel which comprised two (2) Officers with fourteen (14) other Ranks deployed at the Bui Fire Station.
Additionally, he indicated that the deployment of the Fire Tender and sixteen (16) personnel have undoubtedly enhanced the Fire Emergency Preparedness and Response at the BGS.
He further stated that two (2) new heavy-duty multipurpose tenders have been procured and arrangements are being made to conduct a Factory Acceptance Test on them by a Team from BPA and the GNFS before they are delivered in July this year.
Also present at the signing of the agreement were, the Technical Advisor to the Minister for the Interior, Mr. Baba Bawumia, the Director of Legal GNFS, DCFO Kwasi Baffour Awuah, and from BPA, the Deputy Director for Occupational Health and Safety, Mr. Chrisentus B. Kuunifaa, Snr Manager Legal & Board Secretary, Mr. Franklin Nana Addai, Senior Corporate Affairs Officer, Mr. Mawuli Fui Kwadzovia, and Corporate Affairs Officer, Ms. Adriana Appiah-Nkansah.
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Credit: Bui Power Authority