To ensure enhanced work safety, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), in collaboration with the FCT Fire Service, conducted fire drills and sensitization for staff on Thursday, 18th August 2022, at the Bank’s headquarters in Abuja.

In his remarks, the FMBN MD/CE, Mr. Madu Hamman, thanked the FCT Fire Service Team, led by the Controller and Acting Director, Engr. Sani Saidu for their participation in the important exercise.

Mr. Hamman noted that the new FMBN Management understands the importance of safety in the workplace and intends to prioritize and support efforts to equip staff with the proper knowledge.

“We understand the importance of safety in the workplace, and as new management, we intend to prioritize it. We have a large head office and several others in each state across the country. Therefore, we encourage and support efforts to ensure that our staff are aware of fire prevention and control measures precautions and adequately prepared to respond when fire incidents occur at work.” Madu Hamman, FMBN MD/CE

The exercise included lectures on oxygen, the effects of electric current, and the use of exit ways in times of a fire incident. It also included safety tips, fire control measures, and practical fire drills.