FRSC Intensifies  Measures To Reduce Road Crashes In Anambra

FRSC Intensifies  Measures To Reduce Road Crashes In Anambra

Nigeria – Anambra State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps has assured of full utilization of its mandate to reduce road crashes to the barest minimum through special operations while also ensuring free flow of traffic.

The Sector Commander of the Corps, Mr. Adeoye Irelewuyi gave the assurance while speaking to the ABS in his office in Awka.

Correspondent Kenechukwu Chukwudi reports that Mr. Irelewuyi who recently assumed duty as the Anambra State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, said one of his main objectives is to reduce the high crashes on roads while making the roads safer for all.

He revealed that most of the accidents are caused by over speeding and cautioned against driving on high speed, as special patrol and operation through compliance to traffic rules and regulations, easing of traffic flow within the metropolis and highways and installation of speed limit devices will be carried out to reduce road crashes.

Mr. Irelewuyi also emphasized that they are working with critical stakeholders, such as the Ministry of Transport together with advocacy as a good approach in dealing with road safety issues.

He called on Ndi Anambra to put their vehicles in order, especially their tyres, wipers and lights given that they are critical during this rainy season, as they will conduct random checks to ensure compliance.

He also called on personnel ofthe Federal Road Safety Corps in Anambra State to respect the ethics and core value of the agency by being fair, firm and friendly at all times.