Eid-el-Kabir celebration: FRSC to deploy 500 personnel in Osun


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it will deploy 500 regular and special marshals across the State of Osun for special patrol during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The Sector Commander, Mr Peter Oke, made this known in Osogbo on Thursday
Oke said that the deployment of the 500 personnel in the sector and unit commands which would be between Aug. 17 and 26 is to ensure safety on the roads in the state during the celebration
As he urged all motorists in the states to join in the crusade against dangerous driving, the sector command also warned that nobody should break the traffic laws during the festive period under the guise of celebration.
He cautioned motorists in the state against speeding, overloading, and other traffic offenses in order to avoid road crashes during the festive period.
According to him, severe punishment would be given to anybody who contravened traffic rules and regulations before, during, and after the festive period.
He noted that the command had improved on its public enlightenment campaign measures in order to ensure safety in the state.