By Magdalene Barnabas
The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC)Plateau State Command has flagged off this year ember months campaign to remind all motorists on the necessity of safe driving in order to stay alive.
The campaign theme: Maintain Safe Speed,Avoid Night Travel and Enjoy Quality Road Experience,was was given a thump up by those in attendance.
In his remark,the Zonal Commanding Officer,Assistant Corps Marshal Wobin Ayuba,advised road users,especially drivers that the importance of safe driving”cannot be over emphasized”.
He urged road users to always drive with caution.
Also speaking,the Plateau State Sector Commander.Alphonsus Godwin,urged drivers to maintain safe speed,avoid over night travels in order to enjoy quality road experience.Adding that”road safety is for all”.
On his part,the Plateau State governor Barr. Simon Bako Lalong,ably represented by the state Commissioner for Transport Hon.Muhammad Abubakar commended the FRSC for the programme,says the theme:”Maintain Safe Speed,Avoid Night Travels and Enjoy Quality Road Experience”was apt.
The governor emphasized the need for continued collaboration with FRSC in order to achieve its objectives.
Adding, that the state government, in a bid to ensure safety and efficient vehicular operations in the state entered agreement with a private firm in order to boost the sector.
”We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private company for the establishment of computerized vehicle inspections and the company has since commenced construction”, he said.
EAGLE EYE NEWS24 reports that the campaign flag-off was held at the Plateau Riders Park in Jos, had in attendance stakeholders in the transport sector including traditional rulers that attended the annual event.