FRSC Sets Up Patrol along Ogun Corridors to Reduce Auto Crashes Ahead Of Festivities
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has set up a special intervention patrol along major corridors in Ogun State, especially the Lagos-Ibadan expressway to reduce auto crashes ahead of festivities.
A mobile court was also set up by the Ogun State FRSC command to try traffic offenders.
The state sector commander, Anthony Ugah, in a statement by the command’s spokesperson, Chief Route Commander Florence Okpe, said several motorists were arrested during the special intervention patrol.
He listed offences of the arrested motorists tried by the mobile court as, including driving without license, and the non-installation of speed limit device in commercial vehicles.
Others were tried and fined for driving with worn out or expired tyres, driving under the influence of alcohol, violation of routes and light sign violation and other offences.
The FRSC commander said the patrol would cover the period of ember month safety campaign.
According to Okpe, the ongoing operation will also culminate with the ember months safety campaign, which aims to lower the number of road traffic accidents, injuries, and fatalities as the holidays get near.
“The Command also encourages passengers to call the Toll free number 122 to report any abnormality,” she added.