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Easter: FRSC deploys 1200 personnel in Anambra

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Easter: FRSC deploys 1200 personnel in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed a total of 1200 officers and special marshals for traffic control and rescue operations during and after the Easter celebrations. 

The Sector Commander, Andrew Kumapayi who disclosed this while addressing officers and Marshals of the command said the Command would collaborate with other sister agencies to ensure crash-free festivities.

He said, “Anambra  Sector Command has deployed five hundred and fifty (550) of  her personnel  both  Officers  and Marshals   and  six hundred and fifty  (650) Special Marshals for traffic control and rescue operations.

“As a lead agency in traffic management, FRSC ANAMBRA is committed in ensuring a safer motoring environment during this Easter celebration, and the command will ensure Ndi Anambra travels for Easter celebration safely without any interference along her major highways.

“All flash points known for traffic gridlock will be manned, Tow Truck, Ambulances will be deployed at strategic points in the State to clear any obstruction and administer emergency cases respectively.”

Kumapayi further warned motorists to desist from all traffic infractions during this period especially Driving against traffic, drunk driving, non installation of speed limiting device, use of Phone while driving, speeding and overloading as the command has set up mobile Courts to try traffic offenders.  

He added that the command would deploy her personnel to parks and fleet operators terminals to  conduct test on   drivers in order to detect drunk drivers  and disallowed them from driving. 

He also extended his warm greetings to Ndi Anambra as they celebrate this year Easter celebration for a crash free Easter celebration and they should call 122 Toll free lines in a case of crash or gridlock.

Profile: From Ozuitem, Bende Local government Area of Anambra State. Political science (B. Sc) from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka & Business Administration (Diploma) from the University of Calabar. Email him at elekwachinedum@yahoo.com

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