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FRSC Issues Warning To Officers Ahead Of 2023 General Election

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Sep 12, 2022

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The acting Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC), Dauda Ali Biu, has directed commanding officers nationwide to ensure that corps under their purview maintain political neutrality.

The FRSC Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, in a statement on Monday warned all FRSC officers to avoid any form of participation in political rallies and campaigns, including piloting political convoys.

The statement noted that the directive was in line with the FRSC (Establishment) Act, which stipulates the status of the Corps as a public service agency that does not have any political affiliation, but is solely established to provide essential services to all citizens, irrespective of their political interests or representation.

Biu further reassured the public of the Corps’ readiness and commitment to making the roads safer at all times, admonishing them to always abide by established road traffic regulations.

The statement partly reads, “The directive was given in reference to the FRSC (Establishment) Act which stipulates the status of the Corps as a public service agency that does not have any political affiliation, but solely established to provide essential services to all citizens, irrespective of their political interests or representation.

“The Commanding Officers were, however, directed to be sensitive to the plight of road users and prepare to tackle any traceable traffic gridlock that could arise as a result of the aforementioned political activities by ensuring adequate deployment of personnel for ease of movement in form of traffic controls and traffic calming.

“He reassured the public of the Corps’ readiness and commitment to making the roads safer at all times and admonished them to always abide by established road traffic regulations.

This article was originally published on Naija News