The Federal Road Safety Corps, Ikeja Unit Command, has Flagged off her ember month campaign tagged “Road Safety is a State of the Mind and Road Traffic Crash is Absence of the Mind” and was hosted by Chukwu Buikem Motors, Iyana Ipaja, Lagos.
The Unit Commander, Ikeja FRSC, ACC Emma Fekoya, said “the reason for the gathering today is for us to know the role we all can play when it comes to road safety matters. The millennium started since year 2000 and it is expected that driving in these years of globalization should reflect professionalism and ensure safety.
“There is also a great demand for human capacity development to ensure good and appropriate knowledge, skills and proficiency in all areas of endeavour, thus, every professional must sharpen and improve his skills to meet up with new standards”, Fekoya said.
She said, as a good driver, keeping your vehicle in good condition, road safety consciousness, avoidance of fatigue, Maintenance of safety devices, health related issues, vehicle checks and maintenance, crash report and Journey records are your responsibilities.
The representative of the Lagos Sector Commander, FRSC Lagos, ACC S D Abdullahi, said one of the importance of the gathering is to enlighten all that FRSC is not just for the arrest of road traffic offenders “but to let you know that FRSC is there for safety and that of your family at home”.
Comrade Sebastian Ola, who represented the Chairman, Chukwu Buikem Motors, commended the FRSC for the recent awards conducted by FRSC Lagos in conjunction with Globe Media, which Chukwu Buikem Driver won the best driver of the year.
Giving words of advice to drivers, the DTO Gowon Estate, DSP Malvin Ighodaro, who represented the DPO, Gowon Estate, said drivers should not drink and drive because most drivers are in the habit of drinking before driving thinking is the best way to be active on steering.

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