By Nathaniel Nartey
President Akufo-Addo has appointed DCFO Julius Kuunuor Aalebkure as the Acting Chief Fire Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service. This is in pursuant to section 18 (1) of the Ghana National Fire Service Act, 1997 (Act 537). He takes over from Edwin Ekow Blankson who is currently indisposed. In a letter signed by the Secretary to the President, Nana Bediatuo Asante it says the latest appointment to the Ghana National Fire Service took effect Thursday, 7th October, 2021.
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 Fire Fighter to his current position as the Acting Chief Fire Officer.
He is a Graduate in Fire Engineering from the Institute of Fire Engineers in the UK.