2021 WARSO: FRSC warns against drunk-driving in A’Ibom

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Akwa Ibom Command, has reiterated determination to apprehend drunk drivers to ensure road safety.

The Akwa Ibom Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Matthew Olonisaye, urged also motorists on Saturday to desist from flouting all traffic rules and regulations.

Olonisaye spoke at the commemoration of West Africa Road Safety (WARSO).

The event held at the Akwa Ibom Transport Company (AKTC) Park in Uyo.

He expressed displeasure that some road accidents resulted from carelessness and impatience and some as a result drunk driving.

“Road users should place value on their .

“Life does not have a duplicate; therefore, every individual should make sure that he drives carefully and shuns  taking alcohol before driving.

encouraging all road users not truncate their journeys through human errors,” Olonisaye said.

On the theme of the event: “Road Safety Consciousness in the Midst of Global Pandemic”,  Olonisaye urged the motoring public to adhere to COVID-19 .

He advised all park operators and motor owners to provide all necessary for passengers to guard against the spread of COVID-19.

He added that they should ensure social   and proper of face mask before commencement of trips.

“The message passing today is that, as COVID-19 is still ravaging, encouraging all operators to ensure that they comply all the safety regarding the pandemic.

“We have told to desist from carrying excess passengers; they should carry few.

“We advise Akwa Ibom people to stop any form of road infraction and be disciplined.

“They should not go more than the required speed; they should to abide by the rules and regulations guiding the of highway,” he said.

In remarks, the General Manager of AKTC, Mrs Angela Affia,  commended FRSC for efforts at improving road safety.

Affia said that FRSC had been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 in motor parks  through sensitisation.

The general manager said that, as a leading transport company in Akwa Ibom, AKTC would to ensure safety and adhere to COVID-19 . (NAN)