Comply with govt.’s social distancing directive, FRSC urges motorists in Kebbi

The Federal Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi State has advised motorists obey government’s directives on social distancing and other safety measures curtail further spread of COVID-19 in the state.

The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Abayomi Asaniyan, gave the advice in a issued by the corps’ Public Relations Officer, Uko Okore-Uko, on Friday in Birnin Kebbi.

Asaniyan stressed that motorists abide by standard protocols of social distancing when carrying passengers.

“Motorists, whether or commercial, not carry more than three passengers: one in the front and two at the back.

“The buses load only 60 percent of their capacity: one passenger in front and two passengers each remaining seats,” the sector commander said.
He further said that the measure would safeguard all the passengers in the , adding that they (the commuters) should also avoid crowding before boarding, saying that anyone be infected with through practice.
“In line with global best practice and as advised by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC ), all passengers should wear face masks, gloves and use alcohol-based sanitiser regularly,” he said.
Asaniyan warned that the command would not hesitate arrest anyone trying flout the rules, saying “the wellbeing of all citizens is of priority.” (NAN)

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