The Federal Road Safety Corps has urged Nigerians to embrace safety ideals and sustain positive driving behaviour as they celebrate the nation’s 63rd Independence.
In a statement by Assistant Corps Marshal, Corps Public Education Officer, Abuja, Bisi Kazeem, the corps advised Nigerians to avoid negative driving behaviour and adhere to all traffic rules and regulations.
According to the statement, Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dauda Ali Biu, made the call and stressed the necessity of having a crash-free celebration.
He said the FRSC is aware of how much the country cherishes its independence going by the series of festivities that form part of the celebration, and warmly aligns in totality with the entire citizens in this historic moment.
He admonished motorists to apply all cautionary measures to achieve a crash-free 63rd Independence celebration.
Biu also gave the assurance of full deployment of operational facilities across traffic-prone areas to ensure a hitch-free movement of persons and goods.
According to him, “To forestall all incidences of mishap on the road, I have directed Commanding Officers across the country to ensure full deployment of personnel and logistics for high visibility and to ensure prompt removal of obstructions and effective traffic management.”
Biu called on the motoring public to utilize the FRSC Toll-free number, 122, and put a call through in the event of any crash, obstruction, or emergency for prompt response.