FRSC spits fire: warns that driver’s license racketeers risks dismissal!


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The Federal Road Safety Corps has issued strong warnings to its officials with respect to driver's license issuance. Offenders risks dismissal from the Corps. Check details below!

The whole public is aware that in most government establishments saddled with the responsibility of issuing one form of a governmental document or the other, fast and sharp practices are involved.

Naijauto notes that the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is not exempted from this kind of racketeering and is glad that higher authorities of the institution are now aware of this also.

The authorities of the Federal Road Safety Corps has issued strong warnings to its staffs involved in practices that go against the principles and guidelines of the Corps with respect to driver's license issuance.


Mr. Bisi Kazeem in his promotion day

This warning was given by Mr. Bisi Kazeem who is the Public Education Officer of FRSC, to deter officials who are involved or are planning to be involved in such acts. Mr. Kazeem made this known on Tuesday saying whoever was caught in this act will be in danger of being dismissed when tried and found guilty. He also brought to limelight the efforts of the Corps to prevent such acts. He said FRSC had instituted the Driving School Standardisation Scheme (DSSS) which aims at digitalisation the entire scheme, making it even harder for racketeering.

According to Mr. Kazeem,

“This is because one can easily undergo the entire procurement process by himself online.

 “The corps has an existing internal regulatory mechanism designed to curtail such excesses with the Corps Marshal’s administration’s philosophy of Consultation, Reward, and Punishment,’’

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He affirmed that establishing the Driver’s Licence Print Farm and Number Plates Plant further made it possible for the Corps to achieving a uniform identification scheme for both vehicle number plates and the National Driver’s Licence.

“The introduction of Driving School Standardisation Scheme (DSSP) and Road Transport Safety Standardisation Scheme (RTSSS), among others, has helped the corps to achieve tremendously in the area of drivers’ training and vehicle inspection in Nigeria.

“All these efforts are strategic initiatives systematically put in place by the corps to achieve the five United Nations Convention on road traffic,’’ Kazeem had insisted.

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Segun Ogunbiyi
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