FRSC vows to rid Gombe State of unlicensed drivers



  in Gombe State said on Tuesday it would rid the state of unlicensed drivers during its “Ember’’ months campaign.

The Sector Commander, Ishaku Ibrahim, made the declaration when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafiyawo Community, Akko Local Government Area of Gombe State.

“The campaign and many other measures be taken in September are borne of the desire ensure zero crashes in the state in the last four months of the year.

“Enforcement be focused on critical offences cause crashes such as over-speeding and overloading.

“These offences, added the fact some drivers are not qualified drive, and do not understand traffic rules often cause crashes.

“No unlicensed driver has business be on the road. We shall enforce the necessity have driver’s license ensure whoever uses the road is qualified do so,’’ he said.

He also told NAN the had been taking campaigns on safe use of the roads churches and mosques while also every stakeholder in the transport sector in the state.

advised motorists to be cautious, especially as the Christmas season approaches by avoiding over-speeding, overloading, reckless and drunken driving in their own interests and those of their passengers and the general public. (NAN)