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Sallah: Katsina FRSC deploys 670 personnel

Sallah: Katsina FRSC deploys 670 personnel

By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina 

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Katsina State Command, Ibrahim Bazama, says necessary measures have been put in place to avoid road crashes during the Eid-el Adha Sallah celebrations in the State. 

Bazama stated this while speaking with our correspondent in Katsina.

According to him, the FRSC in Katsina has put all resources in place both human and materials to ensure that road crashes do not occur before, during and after the Sallah celebrations.

“In the light of the above, the FRSC has mobilised 670 Staff as well as 129 Special Marshal to ensure an accident- free festival in all its formations, the Sector Command in Katsina, the State capital, the Unit Commands in Daura, Funtua, Malumfashi and Koza to ensure road safety.

“We have roadside clinics in Koza and Malumfashi that assist victims when road crashes occur.

“We are also deploying 12 ambulances and patrol vehicles.  

“Our men are going to be strategically located to control traffic and of course, enforcement of traffic rules and regulations because we don’t want to record any crashes and that is why we are deploying every human and material resources for that purpose. 

“And my message to the good people of Katsina State is to obey traffic rules and regulations because it’s only the living that celebrate. So, let every driver and road user adhere to traffic rules and regulations so we can have a hitch-free celebration.”

According to him the Command will ensure patrol/enforcement, traffic calming and control, route lining, road surveillance and 24 hours prompt rescue operations.

In the same vein, he reminded motorists of the change in weather as the rainy season has set in wipers, lightning system etc must function properly in order to improve visibility while driving especially when it is raining. 

He further charged parents to warn their children as underage riding or driving will be viewed seriously and advised drivers to adhere strictly to stipulated speed limit.

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