BY DAN OPARA#
The management of Federal Road Safety Commission,FRSC, Imo State Command on Tuesday Nov.29th 2017 held its 2017 Special Marshals Annual Sectorial Workshop/Investiture with the theme:” Road Safety is not a privilege,but a Right”.
Speaking to newsmen,the Imo Sector Commander Mr.Joseph Kayode Aremu commended all members of Commission’s Special Marshals for their support towards achieving road safety of citizens.
Aremu disclosed that all their vehicles are ready for patrol activities stating that 20 vehicles have been distributed to various formations of FRSC in the State.
He said as part of ensuring safety of citizens, the Commission has promised to protect lives and properties in the three senatorial districts of the State.
He also said the Commission is going round the state to identify blackspots and areas of grid locks to avoid road crash especially during the christmas period.
He said local assistants have been trained to respond to emergencies with the members of the special marshals.
The Sector Commander further expressed his preparations ahead of the yelutide celebration.
He also commended the sectors synergy with the police, other traffic and security agencies. He appealed to road users to drive with caution and warned them to avoid drink-drive,phone-drive,over loading and anything that may to road crash.
A Special Marshal Chief Elder Ndife Okafor,who is also a member of the Executives and the Secretary,thanked the commission for the success of the event.