This announcement was contained in a statement by the spokesman of the FRSC, Corps Commander Bisi Kazeem, on Thursday.
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The Corps Marshal of FRSC, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, said during the 34th anniversary award and dinner night of the FRSC in Abuja that the agency was being honoured for its contributions to the current eminent status of the commission as it clocked 34 years.
Janet Kassa, FRSC’s Public Enlightenment Officer in the state, confirmed the accident to the News Agency of Nigeria.
In a statement by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, the Chairman of the Commission, Barrister Bukhari Bello who oversaw the entire exercise expressed delight over the attitude of precision and impartiality that formed the precursors to the whole process and urged the newly promoted officers to show more commitment and rededicate themselves to achieving the corporate mission of the Corps which is to eradicate road traffic crashes and create a safer motoring environment in the country.
Those affected by the redeployment include Deputy Corps Marshals, Assistant Corps Marshals, Corps Commanders, Deputy Corps Commanders and intermediate ranks, who are all expected to report to their new Commands with immediate effect
The approval came at the end of the meeting of the Commission on April 12, 2021, ratifying the resolution of the Establishment Committee of the FRSC on the promotion of Senior Officers, where the exercise was diligently deliberated upon.
The organisation was specifically established and empowered by legislation to coordinate road safety administration and traffic management in Nigeria with an ultimate aim of halting the trend of road traffic crashes and fatalities on all roads (204,000km) in the country, and its Laws and Regulations can be exercised in any part of the country.
This followed the submission of the report of the Establishment Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion on December 14, 2020
With the Nobel Laurette, Prof. Wole Soyinka, as the founding Chairman of the Commission, working in tandem with Dr. Olu Agunloye, who was the pioneer Corps Marshal of the FRSC, the foundation of a modern organisation built on the ideals of knowledge, service delivery and technology was solidly laid.
Mayowa made the clarification on Monday while reacting to media reports which quoted the committee to have approved the FRSC officials to bear arms.
According to Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, this posting is part of concerted efforts by the Corps to ensure proficiency, dynamism and excellence in service delivery to the motoring public
The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission has advised motorists to desist from night travels so as to minimise road mishaps during the ’ember’ months.
The News agency of Nigeria reports that the accident occurred around Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, at about 5:30 a.m.
Salihu Adamu, the Chairman of NURTW, made the call in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lafia.
The FRSC Sector Commander (RS 8.2), Ismaila Kugu, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday.
The Federal Road Safety Commission which issues the licence, said it has received a proposal to this end from the National Identity Management Commission.
Akinremi Bolaji, Minister Plenipotentiary, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN, stated this while delivering Nigeria’s statement at the launch of the United Nations Road Trust Fund at the UN headquarters in New York.
The Sokoto State Sector Commander, Sani Hamzat, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday that similar patrols would be replicated by units of the commission in local government areas.
Samuel Obayemi, the Zonal Commanding Officer of FRSC in Enugu, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the commission would deal with any driver with fake or cloned driving license
“This period or season is laced with a lot of travelling-induced activities and it is equally a season of economic boom for our transporters