The Anambra State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi has disclosed that the Command would set up ‘Help Areas’ across major flashpoints in Anambra State for speedy response to any emergency during the Christmas season.
Mr Irelewuyi who disclosed this when he received a team led by the South East Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Major James Eze, in his office, noted that FRSC in Anambra State is fully prepared to tackle any emergency and ensure that Ndi Anambra coming home for Christmas are safe on the roads.
Correspondent Daniel Ezeigwe reports that he mentioned the ‘Help Areas’ to include Bridge Head, Onitsha, Building Materials Market, Ogidi-Ogbunike, Agu-Awka Intersection, Onitsha-Owerri Road, among others, and said that men of the command would always be at these spots to cover emerging traffic challenges.
While describing NEMA as a major partner in the quest for safety, Mr Irelewuyi asked the personnel to continue to synergize with the Commission to achieve excellent results.
Earlier, the South East Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Major Eze hailed the FRSC as one of Nigeria’s critical safety response arms , and called for continued mutual working relationship to ensure the safety of all Nigerians.
The NEMA chief also appealed to the military and other security units to remove their checkpoints at the Onitsha Bridge Head as the usual heavy Christmas gridlock could weigh down the ageing bridge.