Government Approves Two FRSC Unit Commands on Ibadan Circular Road

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The Oyo State Government has approved construction of two unit commands of the Federal Road Safety Corps, as part of its efforts to ensure safety on the roads.

The Commissioner for Public Works and Transport, Professor Dahud Kehinde Sangodoyin stated this when he received the management team of FRSC and Staff College Senior Course 2 who were on a study tour to the Ministry.

Professor Sangodoyin stated that when the construction of Ibadan Circular Road is completed, the FRSC unit commands will be constructed along the route, adding that the Governor of the State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, signed FRSC station at Moniya six months ago, which is going to be like a school for the agency.

He also disclosed that one of the reasons for embarking on diverse road constructions in the State is to reduce accidents on the roads as part of its responsibilities to protect the lives and properties of its citizens.

Sangodoyin explained that it is not only the ‘Ember’ months that contribute to accidents, but also bad roads, incompetent driving, and unworthy vehicles.

Highlighting the different steps taken to curb accidents on the road by the agency, the Commandant, Federal Road Safety Corp Staff College, Assistant Corp Marshall Benjamin Nkwonta, explained that sensitization is ongoing in the media, motor parks, Registered Transportation Corporations, and religious houses.

He said the corps is creating awareness on the ‘Ember’ months, adding that the enlightenment has worked overtime as a preventive measure.

The Commandant urged the public to report any wrongdoing from officers while discharging their duties, stating that every officer has a name badge that could be mentioned when reporting.

If any officer demands a bribe from you, know the time of collection; check the name and the location, all you need to do is call us. We have zero tolerance for corruption,” he said

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