Drive against traffic, forfeit vehicle till after Yuletide FRSC warns

The Ogun State Sector of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned that any motorist caught driving against traffic would forfeit his/her vehicle till after the Yuletide.

The Sector Commander, Mr. Clement Oladele, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday that such preventive measure was necessary to ensure effective traffic management, stressing the need to put measures in place to protect lives and property, following the increase in human and vehicular movement during festive period.

“Our goal this year is to attain zero death, as we projected that over 300,000 passengers would be travelling to various destinations during festive period.“We will be delighted seeing people travelling for the Christmas and New Year celebration to arrive safely at their various destinations,” he said.

Oladele, however, advised motorists to cooperate with FRSC personnel and adhere strictly to all the rules and regulations to reduce crashes, adding that the corps had been mobilised for 24-hour patrol to check excesses of drivers during the period.He also warned motorists against driving after drinking alcohol.