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Fire prevention week: Expert decries weak enforcement of safety rules

By Providence Obuh

AS Nigeria joins the world in celebrating the ongoing ‘Fire Prevention Week’, an expert, lead consultant, African Centre for Life and Fire Safety (ACLFS ), Ms. Antonia Beri, has decried weak enforcement of safety rules in the country with regards to fire outbreak.

Beri who expressed disappointment in poor safety compliance level of both individual and companies,  identified  auditing and strict enforcement of related laws as being vital to preventing fire outbreak.

She said that much are expected from the three tiers of government, saying that government should work at ensuring the independence of the regulatory and auditing sections as different entities.

 


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