FRSC nabs 321 for overloading


FRSC Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi,

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has arrested and booked a total of 321 offenders for violating the social distance order by overloading their vehicles with excess passengers.

The FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement by the corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, on Tuesday.

Oyeyemi said that the arrest was in pursuant to the corps’ resolve to diligently enforce the social distance order as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors across the country to combat spread of COVID-19.

According to him, the arrests were carried out with effect from March 30 to April 6, following the Presidential directive on strict adherence to social distancing as part of government’s organised effort to forestall unnecessary spread of the virus.

“So far within the first week of this enforcement, the Corps has recorded 321 arrests on overloading and violation of the social distance…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper