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FRSC to reintroduce speed limit device following Ocholi's death

09 March 2016, 11:02

Abuja - The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced that it will be spearheading a nationwide reintroduction of the speed limit device following the untimely death of Labour Minister James Ocholi.

Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, spoke out on the development, saying that a myriad of benefits will follow the reintroduction, Africa Independent Television has reported.

According to Oyeyemi, lower speeds will improve fuel consumption and maintenance consts on vehicles, in addition to reducing overall crash risk and crash severity.

Also read: Ocholi's death: FRSC denies hiring drivers for govt officials

“It will assist to eliminate losses associated with speed related crashes. These losses are usually in vehicles loss, damage to roads and road infrastructure, house, goods etc.," Oyeyemi stated.

The Corps have expressed hope in their campaign, saying that a reduction in speed across the country will preserve the country's population and keep Nigerians safer in the long run.

Read more at Africa Independent Television

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