In its prepapration towards the coming eid- el fitri the nigerian road safety corps has decided to deploy about 25,000 corp marshals and regulars all over the nation for its special patrol during the celebration.
FRSC to Deploy 25,000 Personnel fod EID- EL FITRI Celebration National
Futhermore the Corps Public Education Officer, Mr. Bizi Kazeem stated that 864 vehicles, 106 ambulances, 22 tow trucks and 266 motorcycles would also be deployed for the exercise.
Mr kazeem said this will go along way to curbe road and traffic menace and prevent road accidents during this season.
He further reiterate that about 200 mobile courts will be set up to try erring offenders, speed limits will be checked aslo as it relates to commercial vehicles operators, overloading, lane indiscpline and obstruction.
” Mr kazeem said that critcal routes like the Abuja-Lokoja highway, Lagos – Ibadan express way, Benin -Asaba – Ore road and some other critical areas so as to ensure zero crash during the salah celebration”.
This exercise will begin from 22 and 28 and less of its activities will be seen at evenings since they are not armed.
Hence, he explained that the operation would last up till 10 p.m. in places like Lagos where the security of officials could be guaranteed.