The state Sector Commander, Oga Ochi, disclosed this in a statement in Uyo on Wednesday.
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The Federal Road Safety Corps, however, put the number of casualties at 12 aside the many houses, shops and vehicles that were burnt.
The Chairman of the committee, Mayowa Akinfolarin, said this on Friday after an on-the-spot inspection of facilities at the FRSC Academy in Udi near Enugu by the committee members as part of an oversight function.
Bello said this on Thursday in Udi, near Enugu when the Board members were led on inspection of facilities at the academy by the Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi.
Andrew Kumapayi, Anambra Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Awka.
Igbo Ukwu is in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.
This was contained in a press release signed by the Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, over the weekend.
The Sector Commander, Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide, in a statement by the FRSC Public Education Officer in Lagos, Route Commander Olabisi Sonusi, said the assistance became imperative to save the life of the pregnant woman and the baby.
Dr Kayode Olagunju, the FRSC Zonal Commanding Officer, in charge of Plateau, Benue and Nasarawa, made this known in a statement by the acting Public Education Officer, Route Commander Olusegun Owoeye, in Jos.
The FRSC Sector Commander, Andrew Kumapayi, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Awka that the clampdown, which commenced on Thursday, was a national directive to clear the nation’s highways of rickety vehicles.
Oyeyemi made the request during the World Bank annual brief on Road Safety improvement in Nigeria.
In a statement by Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, the High Commissioner stated this during his visit to the national headquarters of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, Humphrey revealed that Namibia has found FRSC as a model to be domesticated in their country, noting that his visit was to find out what the FRSC has put in place to mitigate crashes in Nigeria that has led to massive reduction in deaths and injuries on the road, so as to replicate the success story in Namibia.
Andrew Kumapayi, the state Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Awka on Wednesday, said the accident occurred at 7.30.a.m.
The clampdown is an integral part of rejigged efforts of the Corps in the year 2021 to further reduce road traffic crashes across the country.
The Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, disclosed while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja as the Corps celebrates its 33 years of existence, having been established on February 18, 1988.
The Corp made this announcement as a need to ensure a safe and crash free celebration.
Ado Adamu, the command’s spokesperson, made this known in a statement on Friday in Dutse.
The State Sector Commander, Uchechukwu Wihioka, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Asaba on Friday.
Fika made the disclosure in Gusau in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Uche Chukwurah, gave the warning on Thursday in a meeting with some traditional rulers in Ibadan.