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Kwara FRSC launches 2022 ember months campaign

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As the 12 months involves an finish, the Kwara State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Frederick Ade Ogidan, has appealed to motorists to keep away from overspeeding, overloading and use of unsafe tyres to scale back accidents.

Speaking on the launch of this 12 months’s ember months campaign and mega rally in Ilorin on Thursday, titled “Avoid Speeding, Overloading and Unsafe Tyres to Arrive Alive”, he disclosed that regardless of efforts of the security corps “recklessness on the part of some motorists and unsafe night trips claimed over 30 lives within the first week of the last quarter of 2022.”

Ogidan appealed to all stakeholders to redouble their efforts at guaranteeing security on our roads.

“As the year draws to an end, you can only but expect increase in our patrol operations, enforcement and rescue operations as this is the only way to ensure we arrive alive,” he added.

The Sector Commander defined that because the 12 months ends, the rise in vehicular motion could enhance highway crashes if all fingers aren’t on deck to make sure security on the roads by means of public enlightenment and schooling, efficient patrols and immediate rescue companies.

He particularly appealed to business drivers who carry the very best variety of passengers concerned in highway visitors crashes to make sure they drive with legitimate driver’s license, change outdated plate numbers to new ones to make sure uniformity within the corps licensing scheme, keep away from night time travels and obey all visitors guidelines and laws.

He recommended Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq for the infrastructural improvement on roads and appealed for the supply of highway indicators and good lights at night time to make sure that Pillar 2 of the secure system method which is to enhance highway infrastructure for all highway customers in step with the suggestions of the United Nations.

In his comment, the Zonal Commanding Officer, FRSC, Hyginus U Omeje, noticed that the aerial night time view of Ilorin, Kwara State capital, will not be adequate, significantly when plane land at night time in Ilorin.

Omeje, appealed to the state authorities to enhance the aerial night time view of Ilorin by putting in solar energy lights.

He additionally expressed dismay over pointless highway visitors crashes between the Jebba-Ilorin-Ogbomoso freeway as a consequence of extreme dashing and non-obedience to visitors guidelines and laws.

Kwara FRSC launches 2022 ember months campaign

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Author: Abdulrazaq Adebayo

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