The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi says it will establish a unit command in Gwandu Local Government Area as part of the corps corporate strategic goals of ensuring safety of vehicle users in the state.
The Sector Commander of the corps in the state, CC Danasabe Lawal-Shehu, made this known during a courtesy visit to the Chairman of Gwandu LGA, Alhaji Bello Atiku, in Gwandu on Friday.
He urged the local council to work out modalities for the smooth take off of the command in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
“The Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has approved the establishment of FRSC Unit Command in Gwandu town.
“He also directed that the council should work out modalities for the smooth take off of the command in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in the area,” he said.
Lawal-Shehu said he was in the area as part of efforts of the corps to improve stakeholders’ collaboration in line with FRSC 2020 corporate strategic goals.
The commander also sought for support and cooperation from the council in order to ensure the protection of people’s lives and properties in the state.
In his remarks, Atiku commended the Corps Marshal and FRSC Management team for deeming it fit to establish a command in his area.
“The establishment of the command is timely as it will checkmate the recklessness of motorcycle riders, particularly on market days,” he said.
The chairman also assured the FRSC of the council support and provision of office accommodation for the new command. (NAN)