By Habibu Harisu
Dr Kayode Olagunju, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, has warned officers against illegal dealings and delays in responding to distress calls.
Olagunju gave the warning on Wednesday in an interview in Sokoto.
He urged FRSC officials to ensure swift response to rescue calls from road users in order to ensure effective service delivery
“I call on all FRSC staff to be dedicated to their duties as the command will ensure proper implementation of the reward and punishment policy of the commission,” he said.
He stated that the command would put in place measures to ensure stiff sanctions on erring officials, specifically those who indulged in bribery and other corrupt practices within the system.
Olagunju said that the command would also ensure increased working partnership with stakeholders in safeguarding lives along the highways.
He urged motorists in the zone to be safety conscious, urging them to avoid overloading, speeding and dangerous driving at all times.
The Commander assured members of the public that the command, under his watch, would ensure effective traffic service delivery because he would bring his experience to bear in the job in spite of some challenges. (NAN)