Easter: FRSC Deploys 1,350 Marshals, 14 Ambulances In Kaduna

The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road
Safety Corps (FRSC), said on Thursday it had
deployed 1,350 marshals, 45 patrol vehicles and 14
ambulances to provide emergency services
throughout the Easter celebration. FRSC officials The Sector Commander, Mr Francis Udoma who
stated this in an interview in Kaduna, added that
four towing trucks and 12 motor bikes were also
deployed. Udoma also said that mobile courts would equally
be set up at strategic locations to try traffic
offenders. He said that the command has been reaching out
to all relevant stakeholders as part of effort to
ensure accident-free easter. “Even the State Government is not left out in the
campaign to curb avoidable accidents during the
festive season. “We just had a meeting with the state government
officials and transport union leaders from National
Union of Road Transport Workers and Road
Transport Employers Association of Nigeria among
others on ways to ensure safety on our roads. “We discussed with them, and they would equally
talk to the drivers in their various unions to
behave while on the wheel, “he said. The sector commander emphasized the need to
install speed limit device in all commercial vehicles
to curb speed related accidents. “We have been carrying out series of
enlightenment campaigns against reckless driving,
over speeding, overloading and other excesses of
drivers while on the road. “We will continue to do so until sanity is restored
on our roads, “he said.

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