Ag FEMD D-G Bows Out, Urges Modern Approach To Emergency Response


Ag FEMD D-G bows out, urges modern approach to emergency response

By Philip Yatai

Mr Mohammed Sabo, acting Director-General of the Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Department (FEMD), who retired on Friday, has urged the department to embrace innovative technologies to enhance emergency response.

Sabo made the call while speaking at an event organised in his honour, as he officially bowed out of office after 35 years of service to the FCT Administration.

He was the department’s Director of Finance and Accounts before becoming acting D-G on Sept. 30, 2023, when the pioneer D-G, Dr Abbas Idriss, voluntarily resigned after serving for 10 years.

Sabo urged the new acting D-G, Mrs Florence Wenegieme, and her management team to leverage data analytics, Geographic Information System mapping and communication tools to improve situational awareness and decision-making.

According to him, embracing technology will enable the emergency management coordinating body in the FCT…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria