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2000 traffic offenders nabbed in Oyo

19 August 2014, 21:43

Ibadan - Luka Ikpi, the Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), said that the commission arrested 1 950 offenders in the state July for various traffic offenses.

Ikpi said motorcyclist riders without helmet were the highest offenders.

He said that the commission would not relent in its efforts at apprehending traffic offenders.

"During the passing month (July), we arrested 1 950 traffic offenders. 794 motorcyclists were arrested for riding without helmets.

Also read: 7 710 traffic offenders arrested in Lagos

"A total of 396 people were arrested for driving without the use of seat belt,"

“The sector commander also said that 29 people died from the 21 road accidents in the state,” Ikpi said.
He gave the breakdown of the victims of auto crash as "86 persons made up of 58 men, 20 women and seven children also sustained different degrees of injury," Ikpi said.

He advised motorists to be mindful of the way and manner they drive so that to avoid road accidents.


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