FRSC deploys 200 personnel on Suleja-Kaduna road

The Federal Road Safety Commission, Suleja unit, has deployed more than 200 personnel with 15 patrol vehicles on a 24-hour patrol on the Suleja-Kaduna Federal highway.

Suleja Unit Commander of the FRSC, Mr. Olayinka Akande, , made the disclosure on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Suleja.

He said that the unit had intensified efforts in monitoring the conduct of road users to check road crashes due to the proximity of Nnamdi Azikikwe International Airport to Suleja.

He said that the personnel would monitor drivers to ensure that motorists respect traffic rules and regulations.

Akande urged motorists to adhere to traffic rules and regulation to prevent road accidents.

He warned motorists against overloading and dangerous driving, stressing that anyone found wanting would be dealt with accordingly.

He said that the unit was partnering with members of National Union of Road Transport Workers and other stakeholders in Suleja,Tafa and Gurara Local Government Areas to educate motorists on the dangers of making calls while driving.

“Our primary concern is to prevent road crashes by mobilising road users to desist from dangerous driving especially overtaking in sharp bends among others, ” he said.

Source: Punch

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