DCFO Julius Kuunuor Aalebkure has been appointed by the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo as the Acting Chief Fire Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service in pursuant to section 18 (1) of the Ghana National Fire Service Act, 1997 (Act 537).
He takes over from Mr. Edwin Ekow Blankson who is currently indisposed. In a letter signed by the Secretary to the President, Nana Bediatuo Asante. His appointment takes effect from Thursday, 7th October 2021.
BRIEF PROFILE OF ACTING CHIEF FIRE OFICER JULIUS KUUNUOR AALEBKURE ENLISTMENT
Acting Chief Fire Officer Julius Kuunuor Aalebkure was born on 12th April 1962. He hails from Nandom in the Upper West Region. Acting Chief Fire Officer Julius Kuunuor Aalebkure was enlisted into the Ghana National Fire Service on 1st November 1992 as a Cadet Officer. He rose through the ranks from an operational firefighter to his current position as the Ag. Chief Fire Officer.
Institute of fire engineers (Graduate in Fire Engineering UK)-2002 Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (Degree in Master of Public Administration) – 2006-2008 Degree in Bachelor of Arts -1984-1988
Director of Administration and Finance – October 2016 to date Director Operations – February 2017-August 2017 Director Fire Safety – July 2016- November 2016 Director of Human Resource and Development October 2015-December 2016 Regional Commander Tema Region – October 2014- January 2016 Secretary to three Fire Councils -2006-2017 Staff Officer to Five Chief Fire Officers- 2004-2014 Instructor/ Administrative Officer – Fire Academy Training School (FATS) -1998-2004
Established models for Fire Safety Education in the Basic Schools and Senior High Schools; Conceived the concept of Fire Farms by Fire Volunteers. Helped write models for the Fire and Disaster Management Course at the University of Energy and Natural Resources UENR; Helped open a Fire Station at Ghana Nut at Techiman and Kenyase and start the construction of new ones in Tuobodom and Abesim. Instituted the first-ever celebration of International Firefighters Day and Open Day where our doors were opened to the public. Proposed for the building of a second Training School at the Regional Headquarters and celebration of the most fire safety compliant awards – a proposal to be pushed to be nationalized. In October 2019, was transferred to the Headquarters and appointed the Acting Director of Operations to date, a position where all his experiences acquired would be brought to bear on the operational front of the Ghana National Fire Service.
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