Before, during, and after the holiday, drivers are urged to exercise caution for their own safety as well as the safety of other road users by avoiding collisions, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Unit Command in Ogun.
FRSC Unit Commander Akeem Ganiyu made the request on Monday in Ota, Ogun, at a press briefing honoring the Road Traffic Crashes Remembrance Day.
With the subject “Speed kills but thrills: Avoid loading and drive responsively,” Ganiyu talked against the backdrop of this year’s ember months campaign.
According to him, the purpose of the gathering was to honor everyone who had died and everyone who had suffered catastrophic injuries while driving.
He noted that World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and Africa Road Safety Day are included in the celebration, which takes place from November 15 to November 20.
Among the events planned for this year’s commemoration, according to Ganiyu, is a visit to the NUPENG mosque and toll-gate in Ota on November 17 to convey the message of the FRSC Corps Marshal to the general public.
In an effort to lessen traffic accidents nationwide, Ganiyu reaffirmed the corps’ commitment to establishing a safer driving environment via the combined efforts of partners and stakeholders.