While the government is currently taking several steps to avoid a second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak, the FRSC says Nigerian motorists also have a crucial role to play as well in curbing the pandemic. During a recent press interview, the FRSC boss for Ore town in Ondo state reportedly advised all motorists and travellers across Nigeria to abide by the COVID-19 preventive protocols given by NCDC.
Ondo FRSC boss in Ore town advises Nigerian road users to abide by all recommended COVID-19 preventive measures
The Ore unit Commander of FRSC in Ondo State, Mr Olusegun Aladenika advised all commercial operators plying the Ore-Benin axis to ensure that overcrowding is avoided in their motor parks. He similarly urged motorists to comply with social distancing rules, provide hand sanitizers for passengers and ensure that they properly use their nose masks. Mr Olusegun explained that the 2nd wave of the COVID-19 disease had already begun, but the compliance of the general public with the recommended preventive measures will surely curb the pandemic.
According to Mr Olusegun Aladenika, the Ore FRSC unit also appeal to commercial bus drivers to try and maintain the Federal Government’s specified number of passengers allowed per trip. The FRSC boss also advised that commercial motorists should endeavour to maintain the appropriate speed limits and obey all the Nigerian traffic regulations and rules during this festive period.
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It is also worth mentioning that the FRSC has also taken time in a recent press interview to explain all of its preparations and plans to help reduce car crashes and traffic gridlock during this festive period.
Below is the recent press report video where an FRSC boss revealed some of the agency’s plans to ensure proper traffic flow across Nigeria during the Xmas and New Year celebrations.
Analysis: Preparedness of FRSC In Preventing Road Traffic, Crashes During Festive Season