The Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mr. Rasak Fadipe has been bestowed an Excellence Award by the Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN), in recognition of his contribution to the safety of lives and property in the State.
The ceremony themed “Solving Security Challenges through Intelligence” was in commemoration of the 23rd Anniversary of the association and put together to encourage uniformed personnel to strive for excellence in the execution of their duties.
Fadipe thanked the association for the award and attributed his success at the Lagos State Fire Service to the dedication and commitment of the fire fighters and most importantly the support of the good people of the State.
He reaffirmed his resolve not to rest on his oars towards the prevention and fighting of fire outbreaks while also ensuring the safety of lives and property of the inhabitants of the State.
The fire chief dedicated the award to all diligent firefighters who he says work round the clock to ensure the safety of all.
The ceremony according to the organisers was to appreciate deserving personalities in various security and safety formations for their positive contributions towards creating a better society, particularly in areas of promoting peace, security, safety and development within the society.