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Rail transport set to reduce road crashes - FRSC

09 September 2016, 20:58

Abuja - The Federal Road Safety Corps has stated that by introducing railway transport it would be a way of ensuring that road crashes are reduced, Punch reported.

Corps Marshall, Boboye Oyeyemi, has stated that a functional road system would mean less lives lost on the roads of Nigeria.

Car crashes on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway have been reduced significantly since the inauguration of  the light rail in July 2016.

Also read: PHOTOS: Abuja-Kaduna railway commissioned by Buhari

Oyeyemi was speaking at the press briefing of the Sallah special patrol and commencement of enforcement of speed limiting device in commercial drivers.

Federal Government is planning to invest in rail transport across the country.

For more on this story visit Punch

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