FRSC To Improve On Road Safety Management 

Richard Ginika Izuora

Acting Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dauda Ali Biu has revealed plans to boost the Corps operational activities through the deployment of adequate operational equipments and personnel to effectively man traffic and crash prone areas nationwide.

He stated this while addressing the workforce at the national headquarters during his second parade held on Wednesday.

According to him, the deployment will include injecting new fleet of vehicles into the operational front, fixing of grounded vehicles that are presently impacting negatively on the general operations of the Corps, and tackle fuel inadequacies for patrol, rescue and administrative fleet of the Corps among others.

The new fleet which include ambulances for rescue services, light and heavy tow trucks for prompt removal of obstructions, and administrative and  patrol vehicles will be commissioned for full operations very soon.

He thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his support and commitment to the realisation of a safer motoring environment in Nigeria and also expressed his gratitude to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation for his usual support.

Accordingly, some of the identified traffic prone areas to be manned are;  Lokoja-Kabba-Ayere-Akunu-Ise-Junction-Ile-are-Ado, Asaba-Abraka-Ughelli-Warri, Ibadan-Ogere-Sagamu, Sagamu-Mowe-Lagos corridorscorridor, Ekiti, Lokoja-Kabba-Ayere, 9thMile-Udi-Oji-River-Umunze, Bauchi-Alkaleri-Kaltungo, Kaduna-Kachia-Kwoi-Manchok, Keffi-Nasarawa-Toto-Abaji-Lokoja, Lekki-Epe-Ijebu Ode.

Others include but not limited to the following; Akwanga-Lafiya-Makurdi, Jos-Bauchi-Gombe, Sokoto-Tambuwal-Jega-Birnin Kebbi, Katsina-Kano-Wudil-Dutse-Azare-Potiskum, Kaduna-Saminaka-Jos, Abuja-Kaduna-Kano expressway Okene-Ogori-Isua-Owo, and Makurdi-Otukpo-Obollo Afor-9th Mile.

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