The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has been identified and recognised as the most improved Emergency Response Agency in Nigeria, for its effective response to emergency interventions.
The Agency was decorated with the Award on Thursday at the 2018 Nigerian Risk Awards & Summit held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Speaking at the event organised by Conrad Clark Nig. Ltd, the Founder Mr. Joachim Adenusi, acknowledged the contribution of LASEMA to the entrenchment of public safety, as well as reducing disaster risk in the state.
He further noted that the objective of the this year’s summit and award is to create the perfect vehicle for Nigerian professionals, both in the private and public sectors to discuss practical approaches to addressing key challenges of governance, nation building, security, political risk, offer possible solutions and to present awards to individuals and organisations who have contributed to effective management of risk in the state.
The General Manager of LASEMA, Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu, in company of his management staff received the Award on behalf of the Agency – from the duo of Dr. Christopher Kolade (CON), Summit Chairman; and Mrs Funmi Olonisakin (Special Guest Speaker).
He said the Award is dedicated to all emergency responders in the state.