ONDO, JULY 4, 2016 – The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday advised motorists to exercise caution while driving on the highways during the Eld-el-Fitr celebration.
Mr Umaru Abdullahi, the new Ore Unit Commander of the corps in Ondo State gave this advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
He said there was always heavy vehicular movement during celebrations, adding that only patience and caution would engender safety of lives and property.
He added that “there is always heavy vehicular movement, especially during festivals and celebrations, this is why we are urging
motorists to exercise patience and caution during this Sallah celebration.
“Motorists should know that there is no second chance when accidents happen, so they should take necessary precautions to save lives and property.”
He also warned that motorists must adhere strictly to all traffic rules, saying that the FRSC would not tolerate flouting of the rules.
Meanwhile, he said that his command would deploy corps marshals on the Benin-Ore expressway to caution and arrest erring motorists who flout traffic rules during the Sallah.