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FG inaugurates fire alert steering committee

The Federal Government has inaugurated project steering committee to ensure the establishment of a fire alert system nationwide.

Inaugurating the committee in Abuja, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola inaugurated the committee charged them to deliver their assignment within the stipulated time.

Argbesola explained that on completion of the system, both the Federal Fire service and the State fire service would be connected to report real time incidents.

The Director General, Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission, Mike Ohianyi said the system when completed would generate over thirty-two billion naira to the government.

The Minister of Interior is to serve as the Chairman, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, DG ICRC, Permanent Secretary Interior as member.

Reporting by Joshua Adams; Editing by Adeniyi Bakare