101 deaths, 625 accidents recorded in Lagos accidents in 8 months – FRSC


The Federal Avenue Security Corps (FRSC) in Lagos Notify said on Friday that 101 folks died while 625 sustained a superb deal of levels of accidents in avenue crashes in Lagos between January to August, 2021.

The Ogun Sector Commander, Olusegun Ogungbemile, disclosed this exact during the 2021 Ember Month Security Marketing campaign Flag-Off, organised by Badagry Notify of the Corps in Badagry.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the theme of the selling and marketing campaign is “Shield Gracious Bolt, Steer definite of Night Riding and Delight in Fantastic Avenue Trip”.

The sphere Commander additionally explained that 15,000 traffic offenders were arrested for a superb deal of offences while 432 were arrested for utilizing without favorable driver’s license exact during the interval.

Mr Ogungbemile said that each one the affected automobiles beget additionally been impounded.

On Ember marketing and marketing campaign, the sphere commander said that nothing is special about the months, together with that crashes are triggered consequently of disobedience to traffic principles and regulations by avenue customers.

“The Ember months flag off is to re-unsleeping the minds of more than just a few Stakeholders’, drivers and all avenue customers to the subject of making sure avenue traffic crash free.

“We are in a position to continue to produce programme exact during the fundamental theme of this year’s marketing and marketing campaign and continue to fulfill the threat elements with ample interventions,” he said.

Mr Ogungbemile entreated avenue customers in Badagry to love that life has no duplicate as they pressure on the avenue every single day.

He told them to pressure with warning, together with that any be troubled or death that happens on the avenue are going to beget an impact on some family members.

In his welcome cope with, Sulaiman Taiwo, the Unit Commander, FRSC Badagry, entreated motorists to devise their journeys and relief away from night utilizing.

Mr Taiwo said the primary avenue crashes on the total recorded are consequently of unplanned journeys and night utilizing.

He said the corps had intensified public enlightenment marketing and marketing campaign nationwide to coach and sensitise motorists on the accurate expend of highways in present to handbook them against crashes.

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Joseph Gbenu, the Chairman, Badagry-West LCDA, who is additionally the chairman of the match, entreated motorists no longer to drink while utilizing.

Mr Gbenu additionally told motorists and avenue customers to constantly take a look at the condition of their automobiles sooner than proceeding on a journeys.

Suru Avoseh, who represented the Akran of Badagry, Aholu Menu Toyi I, appealed to drivers and motorists to constantly obey traffic laws.

He told them to constantly admire both the Special and Standard marshals.

Mr Avoseh commended the corps for putting up the enlightenment and academic programmes to sensitise motorists and avenue customers. (NAN)

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