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Federal Road Safety Corps at 28: Corps Marshal Oyeyemi, Commends Officers for Reduced Road Traffic Crashes



The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is 28 and as part of programmes to mark its anniversary nationwide, the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive, Boboye Oyeyemi, has commended the successes of Officers and Marshals as well as Special Marshals of the Corps.

He said the successes recorded by the FRSC is no doubt due to the noble efforts of men and women of the corps, aimed at achieving the major goal of the Corps, which in his words, “Trending down Road Traffic Crashes.”

This was made known in a personal letter from the Corps Marshal, to all officers, sent to their individual official emails.

According to the Head, Media Relations and Strategy of the FRSC, Bisi Kazeem, “The Corps Marshal is full of praises to all the Officers and Men who have constantly ensured sanity on the highways through traffic control, enforcement activities, rescue operations, and constant public education and enlightenment.”

As a show of faith, the Corps Marshal has expressed no doubt that their resilient individual and collective field and administrative activities will always be geared towards achieving the mandate of the Corps in 2016.

He added that in the letter to all staff of the Corps, Oyeyemi saluted the vision of the astute founding fathers of the Corps as well as other staff whose innovative and committed services from the very onset is remarkable.

He noted that the Corps Marshal asserted that the launch of the Federal Road Safety Corps in 1988 preceded the United Nations recommendation of a lead agency for road safety management for member Countries.

However, in a final call for more commitment, he stated that the Corps Marshal charged all officers and Special Marshals to work as a team united by the cause of ensuring RTCs are not only reduced, but that good road safety culture becomes a stronghold of the shift in attitude change among all the categories of road users.