FRSC seeks Anambra traditional rulers’ support on road safety campaign

Federal Road Corps (FRSC) has sought support of traditional rulers in Anambra in campaign to reduce road accidents in state.

Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, FRSC Sector Commander in state, made appeal on Friday when he visited Igwe Robert Eze of Ukpo in Dunukofia Local Government Area.

Irelewuyi expressed concern over high rate of accidents in state, saying that loss of lives “is a to state’s economy.’’

He said that road crashes were avoidable if motorists adhered to road regulations.

“As community leaders and influencers, we are seeking your support to continue to educate your subjects on issues of on expressways, especially speeding, which is the of road traffic crashes in the state.

“We to make an appeal that the corps be given an opportunity to enlighten your subjects on road related issues.

“It will help us create awareness on tips.

“We will also have our ` months’ campaign by the end of September with the theme: Maintain Safe Speed, Avoid Night Travel, and enjoy Quality Road Experience,’’ he said.

Irelewuyi commended traditional rulers in the state for their continuous support to the corps.

The Igwe thanked the sector commander for the and his efforts at reducing accidents and deaths in the state.

The traditional ruler promised to pass the message to the Igwe-In-Council and invited the corps to the council’s town hall meetings. (NAN