Federal Fire Service flags off career development training ahead of promotion exercises


By Palma Ileye

Federal Fire Service, FFS, has announced the commencement of training for its Officers at the National Fire Academy, NFA, in Abuja.

This was contained in a press release signed by its National Public Relations Officer, ACF Paul Abraham, and dated Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

According to the FFS statement, this development comes on the heels of the recent introduction of new promotion guidelines by the Minister of Interior, Hon (Dr.) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, incorporating mandatory Career Development Training.

During the flag-off ceremony, the Controller General of the Service, Engr Abdulganiyu Jaji, urged Officers to concentrate on the exercise, emphasizing that successful completion of the course has become a prerequisite for promotion to the next level.

Expressing admiration for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration, Jaji highlighted ongoing plans by the Ministry to modernize the National Fire Academy, aligning it with international standards for emergency and fire training institutions.

Participants for the course, hailing from State Commands nationwide, lauded the CG for his forward-thinking leadership.

The Career Development Course, CDC, is facilitated by Vail Consultants, a prominent resource for fire and emergency training in Nigeria.