The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Akwa Ibom has advised residents, including pupils, students, and corps members to adhere to road traffic rules and regulations to ensure safety and reduce crashes on the highways.
The Sector Commander in the state, Mr Sunday Oghenekaro, gave the advice in auto during the maiden edition of Road Safety Club Day for primary school pupils, students and corps members in the state on Saturday.
Oghenekaro said that the programme was intended to inculcate the appropriate habits in the children as they used the road.
According to him, indiscipline among road users constitutes one of the major causes of road accidents.
“The aim of the programme, which is in tandem with the slogan ‘Catch Them Young’ is also meant to create awareness on road safety among young people.
“The Maiden Edition of the Road Safety Club Day programme is geared towards sensitising all road users to the importance of exercising discipline on the road.