Onitsha - The Federal Road
Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday appealed to the Anambra government for
additional vehicles that would facilitate its personnel’s motoring activities
in the state.
The Sector Commander in Anambra, Mr Sunday Ajayi, made the
appeal while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onitsha after
the Special Easter Patrol.
Ajayi noted that additional vehicles would ensure prompt
response to emergencies arising from accidents.
"I must appreciate the state government for floating the
Anambra Traffic Management Agency (ATMA) and resuscitating the state Vehicle
Inspection Officers (VIO) directorate.
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"Also other traffic agencies at the local government levels
have been revived which has been working in synergy with the FRSC and it has
enhanced our work greatly.
According to him, Gov. Willie Obiano has been doing a lot
for the safety of Anambra people and also contributing to road safety in the
"But we still feel that more could be done in the area of provision
of logistics to the FRSC, vehicles in particular.
"With the additional vehicles, we will adequately monitor
the state for enforcement of road safety regulations as well as our response to
emergencies anywhere in the state.’’
The commander said the commission was looking at the
possibility of moving its personnel to any accident scene within five
minutes anywhere in the state.
It is recalled that Obiano donated five operational
vehicles to the FRSC Sector Command in Anambra in 2014.