Adamawa - The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Adamawa recorded 33 accidents during the Christmas and New Year celebration, Mr. Luka Ikpi, the state sector commander, said.
He said eight persons died and 55 were injured in six different accidents. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola on Wednesday that regular public enlightenment had not reduced carnage on the roads.
He said the sector would map out other strategies to minimise road accidents in the state during the year. “During the recent Christmas and New Year celebrations, the sector recorded 33 accidents, where six were fatal and eight people killed and 55 injured," Luka said.
He said the commission recorded 113 traffic violations, warned some offenders and prosecuted others. He said Yola, Numan and Hong recorded major accidents.
The commander advised motorists and other road users in the state to obey traffic rules and regulations of to avoid accidents.