PROFILE OF THE Ag. CHIEF FIRE OFFICER

 

 

 

 

 

PROFILE OF DEPUTY CHIEF FIRE OFFICER EDWIN EKOW BLANKSON

(AG. CHIEF OFFICER)

Edwin Blankson was born on 29th September 1962.

He had his basic education at Philip Quarque Boys School – Cape Coast.

He had his Secondary education at Secondi College, Workers College Cape Coast.

He went to Adisadel College for his Six Form Education.

He proceeded to University of Cape Coast from 1984 – 1988.

GHANA NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE: 1989

(PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES)

Institution of Fire Engineers Graduate certificate.

Membership Certificate in Operations, Investigations and Aircraft Fires - (AERO Management). 

Certified Fire and Explosion Investigation from the National Association of Fire Investigations.

POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATES

Crew member - Accra City fire station.

Watch leader – Accra City Fire Station.

District Administrator – Dansoman.

Regional Administrator – Greater Accra.

Investigations – National Headquarters.

Assistant Director (Ops) – National Headquarters.

Deputy Director (Ops) - National Headquarters.

Ag. Director (Ops) - National Headquarters.

BA / Diploma in Education.

REGIONAL COMMANDER

Volta Region.

Eastern Region.

 Greater Accra Region.

Upper East Regions.

DIRECTORSHIP

i.                 Director - Technical Services.

ii.               Director – Rural Fires.

iii.             Director  - Information Technology and Research.

iv.             Director – Operations.

v.               Ag. Chief Fire Officer.

ACHIEVEMENTS

i.                 Reorganization of welfare Association.

ii.               Provision of welfare facilities.

NOTABLE

i.                 Member of Fire Safety Cell.

ii.               Reorganization of Ops Tactics.

iii.             Author of Current Fire Investigations writing Model in Ghana Fire Service.

FAMILY LIFE

Married with two Kids.