FRSC arrests over 50 motorists in Kwara

Date: 2017-05-18

The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Sunday Maku, disclosed this in an interview with in llorin on Wednesday.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kwara has arrested more than 50 commercial drivers for failure to install the Speed Limiting Device on their vehicles.

The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Sunday Maku, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in llorin on Wednesday Maku said the violators were arrested across the three senatorial districts of the state while on their way to neighouring states.

He said enforcement of the device was a continuous exercise, and that it was aimed at reducing road accidents to the barest minimum. He urged commercial drivers in the state to install the device on their vehicles to avoid arrest.

He said the command would further intensify its enlightenment campaign on the necessity of the use of the device by commercial drivers.

The Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Kwara branch, Alhaji Aliyu lssa- Ore, however, told NAN that the union's members were not among the 50 arrested by the corps.

Issa-Ore said the union had been sensitising its members to the importance of the device to road safety.NAN

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