The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has commenced 2019 Eid-el-fitr special patrol with the deployment of 36,000 of its personnel.
The Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday.
He said that the patrol was in line with the FRSC’s tradition of organising special patrols during festive periods to avert road obstructions, crashes and deaths due to heightened traffic movement.
According to him, the special patrol is to also put necessary measures in place to ensure that the Eid-el-fitr celebration is observed under an atmosphere of peace, safety and free movement of people and vehicles across the country.
Kazeem said that the special operation would ensure free flow of traffic.
He said that the operation would also ensure prompt rescue services, timely clearance of obstructions on all major roads and critical corridors across the country during and after the…