Benue: FRSC Sector Commander warns personnel against bribery

Mr Yakubu Mohammed, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Benue Command, has warned FRSC personnel in the state against receiving bribes .

The warning, contained in a statement signed by him and issued to newsmen in Makurdi on Sunday, said that a machinery put in place to check such erring personnel for punitive measures.

It also charged road users to conscious of all safety rules and regulations to avoid traffic breaches such as overloading, reckless driving and speeding.

The statement also reiterated the Commissions commitment to education, of  road traffic victims and strict enforcement of traffic rules.

It also admonished drivers and vehicle owners not to patronise touts in securing drivers licence and vehicle number plates.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports  that the new Commander, who assumed office on March 18, replaced Mr Aliyu Baba, who is undergoing a course the War College, Abuja.

The commander also assured members of the of the readiness of the command to respond promptly to all cases of road crashes in order to save .(NAN)