FRSC Plans On Achieving An Accident-free Yuletide In Anambra State
According to report reaching Brainnewsradio, The Federal Road Safety Corps plans on achieving an accident free Yuletide in Anambra State.
Mr Sunday Ajayi of Anambra command FRSC, disclosed this during an interview with News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Awka.
In a statement, he said that the command had intensified awareness campaigns to achieve accident free, come 2018 Yuletide.
The campaigns, he added, will be taken to churches, Schools, Mosques and motor parks to ensure maximum result.
He also said that the corps would also enlighten motorists and other road users, more, on the need to obey traffic rules and regulations to save lives.
According to report, Ajayi made an appeal, saying, “We are committed to saving lives of motorists, we are taking serious measures to fix in our arrangements for safety celebrations, all we ask is for the motorists to obey the rules”
“We are going to drum to the people the importance of keeping to road and traffic signs while on the wheels so that they can drive with caution,” he said.
Information has it that, Ajayi proposes collaboration of FRSC with other agencies in the state such as, the Operation Clean and Healthy Anambra, OCHA Brigade, Anambra State Traffic Management Agency, ATMA.
Reason for this according to him being that, the collaboration would assist the corps in passing the message down to all the road users to reduce accidents on the highways.
He is also said to have advised motorists and road users to ensure that their vehicles were in good condition before using the roads and that they should avoid overtaking, speeding and overloading.
Speaking on the need for motorists to adhere strictly to traffic rules and regulations, he Promised that the agency will embark on serious radio and television campaign.
And finally, also urged the public to see road safety measures as a collective responsibility.
Recently, according to Dailypost.ng, the Anambra state Governor, Chief Willie Obiano approved the installation 50,000 Close Circuit Television(CCTV) cameras across the state, to aid security during the Yuletide.