The Idiroko Unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 1,990 persons have been penalised by the command for various traffic offences from January 2019 to date.
The Idiroko Unit Commander of FRSC, Mr Akinwunmi Olaluwoye, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota, Ogun on Tuesday.
Olaluwoye said that the traffic offenders were penalised to serve as a deterrent to other motorists and road users.
The unit commander said that the traffic offenders were arrested for various offences ranging from the use of cell phones while driving, overloading, speed violation, wrongful overtaking and route violation.
He said that the offenders were fined depending on the gravity of the offence they committed.
“The FRSC cannot fold hands and allow innocent souls to be wasted in road crashes because of the bad attitude of some drivers,’’ he said.
The unit commander said the command had embarked on 15 road shows in Idiroko and its…
Source: Leadership Newspaper