Connect with us

Metro

Ember months: FRSC Corps Marshal seeks road users’ support

Published

on

Accident scene

Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Friday urged road users to support the drive to reduce road crashes, especially during the Ember months.

Oyeyemi spoke in Ibadan, during the inauguration of the new office complex of FRSC RS11.3, Oyo State Sector Command, Eleyele, in Ibadan.

The Corps Marshal said the FRSC’s effort to reduce road crashes to the barest minimum in Nigeria needed cooperation of all road users and Nigerians in general, to have the desired success.

“We can have a crash, but let it be zero fatality because life is of essence, and we can achieve the desired result through the cooperation of everyone.

“We are making effort that whenever a crash occurs it does not affect free movement of people,’’ Oyeyemi said.

The Corp Marshal said the FRSC had been getting it right since inception of President Muhammadu Buhari’ s administration due to financial support.

“ When I assumed office in 2014, I discovered that the harassment by landlords and court injunctions to vacate the corps rented apartments were too much.

“I set a target that before the end of my two term tenure, we needed to build our own offices in states where we did not have permanent offices, and by God’s grace, we have completed 11 commands now,” he said.

The corps marshal appreciated the support given by President Muhammadu Buhari and Oyo State government toward the completion of the new office in Oyo State.

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on his part, said the new office of the corps was another milestone in his administration’s quest to boost the security and welfare of people of the state in terms of safety on the roads.

Ajimobi was represented by the deputy governor, Mr Moses Adeyemo.

He said his government had always played a pioneering and significant role in ensuring that the overall objective for founding the corps, which was essentially road safety administration and management, was achieved.

Ajimobi commended the corps for exhibiting a high level of professionalism in the discharge of their responsibilities.

He urged them to do more in view of ever increasing challenges facing road users in Nigeria.

The governor said his administration would continue to do its best to support FRSC and other security agencies in the state.

This, he said, was to ensure that they gave their best to the people of Oyo State.

The Oyo State Sector Commander, Cecilia Alao,  said the new office of the command would motivate the officers to be more dedicated to work.

She appreciated the support given by the federal and state governments, as well as other stakeholders in the state.

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Latest News

Politics9 mins ago

BREAKING ….INEC takes full responsibility of election postponement–Mahmood Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) on Saturday expressed that the agency took full responsibility of the...

news42 mins ago

Kwara Assembly Speaker reacts to elections postponement

The Director-General, Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign in Kwara State, Dr. Ali Ahmad, has condemned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision...

Politics1 hour ago

BREAKING…. Kwara INEC returns election materials to CBN

In Kwara State, both sensitive and non-sensitive materials meant for the conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections scheduled...

news2 hours ago

Buhari departs for Abuja from Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed his country home in Daura, Katsina State, for Abuja. The President left for Abuja sometime...

news3 hours ago

I’m going to Abuja now for……., Atiku reacts to election postponement

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed shock that the presidential election was postponed by...

news5 hours ago

Buhari reacts to INEC’s election postponement

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep disappointment over the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly polls by the Independent...

news5 hours ago

I’m dissapointed in INEC— Balarabe Musa

Former Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has expressed disappointment over the postponement of the general elections, but declared that...

news6 hours ago

ELECTIONS POSTPONEMENT…… Situation report from Ilorin

There is absolute calmness in Ilorin the Kwara State capital as residents woke to the news of the postponement of...

Politics10 hours ago

PDP condemns 2019 postponement, urges INEC boss to resign

  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has said that the ‘shoddy’ arrangements for...

Politics10 hours ago

ELECTION POSTPONEMENT…..APC presidential campaign committee reacts

PRESS STATEMENT BY APC PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL ON POSTPONEMENT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL/NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND GUBERNATORIAL/HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS: WE CONDEMN...

Advertisement

Trending

Copyright © 2018 Royal News.

%d bloggers like this: