Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
Operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps, ( FRSC) Delta state Command says it has arrested 21,914 road traffic offenders from January to date, adding that 21,251 Offences were committed in 2018
Delta state sector Commander, Mr Ocheja Ameh who spoke to Journalists in Asaba on Thursday, disclosed that against the 8,570 offenders as 21,251 Offences were recorded in 2018 adding that the records have led to the reduction in fatalities from 79 in 2018 to 62 in 2019 for the same period.
Saying that the Command had been involved in consistent Public enlightenment campaigns in motor parks, churches, mosques and market places, Commander Ameh said that the ember months special Operations were the FRSC traditional way of kick starting the Corps’ Operation zero patrol targeted at demystifying the myth that all Journey by road during the ember months as characterized by road crashes
Also speaking, the FRSC Commanding officer, zone RS5 Headquarters, Benin City,Kehinde Adeleye called for caution among all road users during the ember months period, adding that the Command will work tireless in Collaboration with other agencies to ensure safety on the roads and warned all road users that the corps will not hesitate to sanction any road user who violates road traffic rules and regulations.
He warned that it will not be business as usual for road traffic offenders who indulge in reckless driving and endanger human lives