ANAMBRA State Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has said it will soon organize seminar for tricycle operators on road safety measures.
The Public Education Officer of the Commission in Anambra State, Mrs. Florence Edorh, disclosed this in the latest edition in radio audience participatory programme and monitored by our correspondent in Onitsha.
According to her, the seminar is very important to all tricycle operators in order to minimize crashes involving Tricyclists on the highways.
Mrs. Edorh said that one of the cardinal objectives of the FRSC, is to sensitize Motorists on Road safety rules and regulations and charged Road users to always obey Traffic signs in addition to avoiding dangerous overtaking and over load to reduce Road crashes.
She commended the Zonal Commander of the Commission in charge of Anambra, Delta and Edo States, Mr. Andrew Kumapayi and the Sector Commander of the Commission in Anambra State, Mr. Adeoye Irelewuyi for their resilient in ensuring sanity on the highways and called for sustenance.
The Public Education Officer used the opportunity to advise motorists revalidate their driver’s license to avoid embarrassment by officers and men of the Federal Road Safety Commission on duty.
Another guest on the programme who is the Anambra State Chairman of Tricycle Operators, Chief Sylvester Obiora, said that the union will collaborate FRSC to ensure that sanity is restored to Tricycle operations in the state.
Chief Obiora during the programme advised Tricycle operators in Anambra State to always obey Traffic rules, warning them to desist from driving against the traffic.
Some callers on the programme including Reverend Innocent Oguejiofor from Inyi in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State and Ego Oyibo from Awa in Orumba North Local Government Area called for concerted efforts to reduce Carnage on the Road.
BY SUNNY A. DAVID