Sokoto State, FRSC charge residents to increase use of bicycles

Sokoto State, in collaboration with FRSC, has started an enlightenment campaign on increased use of bicycles promote environmental safety.

FRSC in Sokoto State, Mr Salisu Muhammad-Tureta, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Sokoto that campaign had been taken schools, and other institutions educate citizenry.

He said increased use of bicycles would also help to decongest the roads, reduce carbon emission and improve healthy living of riders.

“The essence of the programme is to create awareness on the of using non-motorised mode of transportation,’’ he added.

He lauded the commitment of the Commissioners for Health and that of and in the state, Dr Ali Inname and Mr Bashir Gorau, respectively, to the .

Muhammad-Tureta also enjoined Sokoto State people to imbibe the use of bicycles within the state capital and in local government areas. (NAN)