By Abuchi Onwumelu
The African Update International Magazine and Legacy Centre, Ghana, has honoured the Anambra State Fire Service Director/Chief Fire Officer & Chairman, the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Awka Branch, Engr. Martin Agbili, with the Outstanding Personality Service Award for his sterling performance, commitment, hard-work and dedication in his chosen field of endeavour.
According to the Centre, Agbili was the first fire chief and firefighter in Nigeria to receive such award.
The award ceremony which took place on Saturday 18th May, 2019, at Airport West Hotel, Accra, Ghana, attracted people from far and near.
Speaking after receiving the award, the elated Agbili dedicated the award to God, his wife, children, family members, firefighters, Anambrarians and all his friends all over the world.
‘My undiluted appreciation goes to our safety conscious Governor, Chief Dr. Willie Obiano, who gave me the platform to excel and promote the image of Anambra State Fire Service and Anambra State at large. I’m grateful,’ he said.