The Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC) Kwara State command has confirmed deployment of Nine hundred and fifty personnel for Easter celebration in the state.
The deployed personnel include three hundred and twenty-two special marshals, twenty-seven patrol vehicles, two power bikes, four Ambulances and a tow truck to monitor all roads during the Easter celebrations.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Public Education officer of the Rs8.1 Kwara sector command, Basambo Olayinka Busari, who stated that the Kwara State Sector Commander Corps Commander Fredrick A Ogidan has deployed personnel for traffic control at a strategic location within Ilorin township and major cities in the state during the Easter special patrol scheduled from 6th to 12 April 2023.
The Sector Commander, enjoyed the motorist obey traffic rules and regulations such as Excessive speeding, Overloading, Obstruction, Use of Phone While Driving, Passenger Manifest Violation, Operation Of Mechanical Deficiency and Rickety Vehicles, and Lane Discipline /Route Violation among others.
In other to achieve free flow of Traffic and Reduction in Road Traffic Crash during the Festivity. The heavy tow truck, Ambulances and rescue marshals will be stationed along the major highways within the State.
The operation is targeted toward achieving a 5% Reduction in Road Crash Fatalities Death and Injuries being the Corps 2023 Corporate Strategic Goal1.
While wishing the good people of state of Harmony happy Easter celebration, he advice motorist to exercise caution as said “ONLY THE LIVING CELEBRATES”