July 18, 2024

Safety Conference: Lagos fire service partners KUO Fire Safety, Prime Atlantic Safety Services, others 

By Esther Onyegbula

To enhance fire safety awareness and preparedness in Lagos State, KUO Fire Safety Limited and Prime Atlantic Safety Services have announced their sponsorship of the inaugural Lagos International Fire Safety Conference.

The organisations announced the development in a joint statement with the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service released on Wednesday, June 13 in Ikeja.

This event, organised by the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, aims to bring together relevant stakeholders in the governmental and private sectors to collaborate, brainstorm and fashion out strategies to mitigate fire disasters and its devastating consequences on both lives and property of Lagosians.

Set to take place at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, from June 25-27, the conference will feature a series of workshops, seminars, and exhibitions focusing on the latest advancements in fire safety technology, best practices, and regulatory standards.

The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, said the Lagos International Fire Safety Conference 1.0 is highly significant given its potential impact on management of fire incidents in Lagos State and the nation at large.

“The Lagos International Fire Safety Conference represents a critical opportunity for us to elevate fire safety standards across the state and beyond,” she said.

Harping on the conference’s theme, “Stakeholders Collaboration: A Panacea to Incessant Fire Disasters in Lagos”, Adeseye urged all stakeholders to embrace the conference to chart a forward course for fire safety management in Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre. 

The Chief Operating Officer of KUO Fire Safety, Terak Marabe, disclosed that the firm came on board as a Gold Sponsor of the conference to highlight its commitment to promoting fire safety in Lagos State and Nigeria in general.

“KUO Fire Safety is proud to be a sponsor of this pivotal event. Fire safety is a collective responsibility, and through this conference, we aim to foster stronger partnerships and drive forward-thinking solutions that will benefit our communities. Together, we can create a safer environment for everyone,” Marabe said.

Managing Director, Prime Atlantic Safety Services, Folake Soyannwo, said the organisation is happy to identify with and support the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service to protect lives and property in the state.

“We at Prime Atlantic Safety Services are committed to fostering a safety-centric culture through education and innovative approaches. Our collaboration with the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service for this conference is a seamless match with our mission to safeguard lives and property. We eagerly anticipate exchanging knowledge with fellow industry leaders and showcasing our expertise.” she said.

The Lagos International Fire Safety Conference is expected to draw over a thousand, Five hundred participants, including fire safety professionals, government officials, business leaders, and community members. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with leading experts, explore cutting-edge technologies, and gain valuable insights into effective fire prevention and response strategies.

To register to attend,  exhibit or participate please contact https://lagosstate.gov.ng/lagos-international-fire-safety-conference-2024/

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