Chife Fire Officer Receives African Award

Dr Albert Brown Gaisie receiving a citation from Dr Charles Marcus, President of the African Civilian Administrators.

Dr Albert Brown Gaisie receiving a citation from Dr Charles Marcus, President of the African Civilian Administrators.

The Chief Fire Officer has been awarded with the African International Award (AIA) in Humanity and Fire Safety by the Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration (CIDA) at a colourful ceremony at Abuja in Nigeria last Saturday.

Dr Charles Marcus who conferred the award said the institute was proud of the achievements and the leadership qualities of Dr Gaisie which had culminated in the transformation of the Ghana National Fire Service.

A citation presented to Dr Gaisie read: “For outstanding contribution to the development of the African continent in the area of Quality Leadership in Fire Safety, Fire Fighting Technology and Prevention Techniques.”

The African International Award (AIA) is conferred on African personalities who excel in their various fields of endeavour, and for their contribution to engender positive change to society.

In his acceptance statement, Dr Albert Brown Gaisie was grateful for the honour done him and assured that this will spur him on to greater laurels in the years ahead.

Meanwhile, Dr Gaisie has been invited to be part of the expert Speaker and Advisory Board  at the fourth Fire and Safety in African South Africa in September.

A statement from Traicon Events, organisers of the summit commended Dr. Gaisie for his outstanding contributions towards fire and safety in Africa.

Dr Gaisie has since returned home.

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