Bankole Taiwo, Abeokuta
The Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State Command says it has so far rescued a total of 1,642 persons involved in 698 road traffic crashes across the State between January and October, 2020.
The Sector Commander in the State, Mr. Ahmed Umar, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Umar added that the corps which had continued to be working in partnership with the State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps( TRACE), produced a total of 28, 135 National Drivers license for the State, 12,465 vehicle number plates and 88, 404 motorcycle number plates within the same period.
He therefore solicited for more collaboration and support from the State House of Assembly for improved performance.
Responding, Speaker Oluomo, who lauded the Corps for being proactive and supportive to TRACE, assuring them of more legislative support
Oluomo also urged the Corps to engage and sensitize the State Chapter of the Association of Granite Suppliers and Haulers on the need to properly adhere to road traffic regulations including covering of their content so as to avoid causing danger for other road users.
The Speaker tasked the officers and men of the Corps to be more diligent in the discharge of their duties, especially on highway, assuring that the Ninth Legislature in the State remain supportive to the Corps in its quest for improved service delivery.
In another development, the Executive members of the Ibogun Parapo Community Development Voice led by Chief Olawale Osungboye has commended the Speaker for his contributions towards the growth and development of the community, with an appeal to the State Government for more infrastructural projects in the area, especially road construction.
Responding, Oluomo, while appreciating the Communty leaders, assured them of Government’s commitment towards the delivery of democratic dividends to the community and other parts of the State.
He assured that as an active member of the Community, he remained committted to contributing more to the socio-economic development of the area.