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Kano introduces road safety scheme to schools

28 October 2015, 09:32Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Kano State Government has stated its commitment in introducing the road safety education in its schools.

Deputy Governor, Professor Hafiz Abubakar, who received the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, during an 
advocacy visit to the state to flag off of second leg of this year mega rally, disclosed the move.

Abubakar said this was in line with the approval given by the National  Council on Education on the introduction of road safety education in  the educational curriculum of the primary and secondary schools.

He expressed the commitment of the state government to promoting road safety education among pupils in primary schools and students of secondary schools in the state.

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Abubakar commended the Corps Marshal for considering Kano State as one  of the centres in the country where this year¹s mega rally would be  hosted.

He pointed out that the state government would continue to partner with the FRSC in its efforts to bring sanity to the nation¹s highways.

The Deputy Governor expressed gratitude to the Corps Marshal for agreeing to train personnel of the state traffic management agency at the FRSC Academy Udi and the FRSC Training School Jos.

The Corps Marshal commended the Kano state government for its commitment to road safety campaign.

He described the partnership between the FRSC and the state government as strategic to the realisation of the goals of the safer road campaign in the country. 

- CAJ News


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