The Federal Roads Security Corps, (FRSC), in Ekiti State, has warned motorists within the state towards flouting driving rules through the coming yuletide season to save lots of harmless lives.
The corps defined that the warning was within the general curiosity of these involved and had turn into needed in order to scale back or completely put a cease to avoidable carnage through the ember months and the approaching festive season.
Sector Commander within the state,
Corps Commander Elizabeth Funmilayo Akinlade, stated whereas flagging off the yr 2020 Ember Months Marketing campaign of the fee in Ado Ekiti that each one types of deliberate recklessness wouldn’t be tolerated.
Based on her, motorists and okada riders alike should information towards highway site visitors offences similar to drunkenness, overloading, harmful overtaking, child driving, use of worn out tyres, and refusal to obey site visitors lights or indicators, because the fee wouldn’t take kindly with anybody caught.
“That is consistent with the company technique of FRSC to minimise the danger of deaths in highway site visitors: cut back RTC by 15% and fatality by 20%”, she stated.
She added that it was additionally consistent with the Highway Security Headquarters’, (RSHQ, operational order for 2020 Ember Months Marketing campaign with the theme: ” Drive Secure, Keep Secure”.
The Sector Commander stated the marketing campaign was focused at inducing the perfect world highway use practises into the the individuals of the State.
She stated it was additionally to reawaken the consciousness of all highway customers on the necessity to drive protected and keep protected, ” as we method the yuletide season and the brand new yr.”
DAILY POST experiences that top factors of the flag off embrace appearing of a playlet each in English language and native dialects in order to get the message throughout to the target market.
The occasion additionally was witnessed the distribution of flyers and goodwill messages from the representatives of assorted our bodies current.
The Deputy Speaker of Home of Meeting, Hakeem Jamiu, who stood in for the state governor, counseled the corps for its efforts at decreasing highway crashes within the state, with a promise to proceed to assist its operations.
The Zonal Commanding Officer, ZCO RS8HQ, Ilorin, ACM Victor Nwokolo, in his goodwill deal with, additionally referred to as on all highway customers to assist the security campaign of the Corps to make highway protected in Ekiti State.
Chairmen and members of highway transport employees together with the RTEAN, NURTW, Tricycle Affiliation in addition to Okada Riders Affiliation amongst others current on the occasion, assured that they’d adjust to the principles and likewise make use of what they learnt on the program.