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EMBER MONTHS OPERATIONS: FRSC WARNS TO IMPOUND HERRING VEHICLES TILL J

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) today
vowed that any vehicle found violating road
safety laws would be impounded and kept in
the custody of the commission till January
2019.
FRSC Zonal Commanding Officer, Zone 2, John
Meheux, disclosed this in Abeokuta, Ogun
State, during the flag-off of ‘Ember months’
operations by the Ogun state command of
FRSC.
He noted that the FRSC was saddled with the
responsibility of ensuring safety on the
highways.
The ZOC explained that the yearly ember
months operations of FRSC was aimed at
preventing crashes and traffic gridlock in view
of the increase in vehicular traffic on the
roads.
“FRSC Regular and Special Marshals will be
deployed to arrest vehicles who contravene
traffic rules and regulations.
“It has become a tradition in FRSC to intensify
patrol operations and public enlightenment as
the year draws to an end. FRSC will be strict in
enforcing route violation along the Lagos –
Ibadan and Sagamu – Ijebu Ode – Ore
expressways,” he said.
He also insisted that any motorist found
disobeying traffic rules and regulations
especially during this period would be dealt
with.
In his remarks, Ogun FRSC Sector Commander,
Clement Oladele, said the command had
deployed over 1,500 personnel to all the
highways in the state in order to ensure safety
during the season.
Oladele noted that half of the road traffic
crashes in the year occurred at road
construction zones, saying motorist should
exercise patience at road construction sites.
In his goodwill message, Governor Ibikunle
Amosun, who was represented by the
Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo
Adeoluwa , urged the command to continue to
sensitise motorists especially during the ember
months when there would be increase in
movement.
Meanwhile Naija News observes that FRSC has
started its operation along major roads in
Nigeria, such as Lagos-Ogun, Oyo and Kwara
States.

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