Kogi Gov. Promises Support For FRSC’s “Operation Crash The Crash“ Campaign

The Corp Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has ordered the cancellation of all leaves and vacation for officers and men of the road safety corp during the festive period.

Oyeyemi who was on sensitisation tour of kogi State handed down the order in Lokoja yesterday while addressing officers and men of the corps shortly before flagging off road safety campaign tagged “operation crash the crash “during the festive period.

The Corp Marshall also ordered that sick officers should report for duty with their medications as logistics would be provided for them even at the road side. According to him, this has become necessary in view of the the zero crash order from the Federal Government.

He described Lokoja as a special corridor where gridlock of any kind would not be tolerated at this time of the year. “I don’t want to hear any report of gridlock anywhere in the state considered as a key strategic point in our campaign.”

He promised the officers of adequate logistics to make their job easy and record success.

Earlier,the sector commander RS8.3 Ayobami Omiyale said that the Road Safety as the lead agency on all road traffic management matters in Nigeria would mobilise and galvanise all sister services and other critical stakeholders to give a bite to the resolve and ensure that accidents and other gridlock experienced around this time of the year do not rear their ugly heads again.

The Kogi state governor,Alhaji Yahaya Bello  promised to provide logistics support to ensure the success of the campaign. It would be recalled that same time last year the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC,  Marshal Boboye Oyeyemi  urged motorists to always observe traffic laws and regulation to avoid roads accident on our roads.

The FRSC boss who stated this in Lokoja when in the confluence state to monitor traffic situation in the ancient city of Lokoja, Kogi State, which has always been hectic at this period of the year told LEADERSHIP weekend that there are some avoidable accidents if motorists observe the signs.

According to Oyeyemi “motorists don’t need  somebody to guide them before obeying simple instructions on the road, explaining “since I came to the highway at NATACO with some of my members, traffic began to follow.

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