Oil firm expresses readiness in filling knowledge gap in Nigeria’s fire fighting system

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With urbanization and industrialization birthing the need for more possibility for fire-outbreak, Nigeria based Oil servicing firm Prime Atlantic, a subsidiary of Prime Atlantic Limited is organizing a capacity building training for fire fighters in Nigeria, in a bid to increase the knowledge gap needed in the efficient running of Nigeria’s fighting system.

According to Prime Atlantic Limited, the wholly owned Nigerian company dedicated to effecting development in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, it’s training program will not only expose Nigeria fighters to international best practices but also allow participants participate in four selected courses needed in filling the knowledge gap recorded in the sector.

The Director of Business Development at Prime Atlantic, Folake Soyannwo disclosed that the firm facility in Ogun state on about 50 acres of land, is the only facility in Nigeria that can provide the internally recognized practical training that is required by the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

In terms guaranteeing standard, Soyannwo explained that Prime Atlantic have also gained third-party accreditation for all the courses and training delivered, which not only guarantees the standard of the training but further allows clients have confidence in the training system delivered.

The training organized with partnership with the UK based Fire Service College would bring together 40 firefighters from across the federation from 10th of June till 21st June 2019.

On the reason for the specific interest in fire fighting since Prime Atlantic’s training are conducted to Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO) standards for the offshore and marine sectors, Soyannwo said the company is into interested in safety, survival and emergency response which is the reason why it’s focused on fire fighting.

“The first set of people we had here were NNPC firemen and the feedback immediately was the … Read More...