The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has reiterated its determination to implore possible strategies towards eliminating road traffic crashes by 25 per cent on yearly basis across the country.
The corps Marshall of the commission, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, who was represented by commission’s acting zonal head of operations in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States, Alhaji Muhammad Yakubu, disclosed this to The Triumph in Gusau in an interview during the 2018 ember month campaign tagged: ‘Safe Driving Safe Lives’ held at Gusau Central Motor Park.
He said ember month was a period of festivity where many people believe that evil forces on roads are responsible for road crashes and fatalities, adding that where people travel to meet their loved ones without adequate rest, it can cause road mishap.
The resolve of the commission, according to him, is to use the media and all public enlightenment platforms to proffer a way forward for the reduction of road traffic crashes in the country.
The corps Marshall also advised drivers across the nation to abide by the operational strategies lined up for the 2018 ember month campaign to enforce safe driving towards saving lives.
In his address, the governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar said his administration was equally doing everything possible to assist the commission to achieve its goals of curtailing road accidents in the state.
From Bala Abubakar, Gusau