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FRSC to Use Radar Device to Detect Speeding Motorists

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The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ota, Ogun, said that it would use the radar gun device to detect speeding by motorists during the Eid-el-Kabir Sallah festival.

The Ota Unit Command of FRSC, Sunday Omafu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday that the device would curtail the excesses of drivers and reduce road crashes.

“The motorists should desist from excessive speeding during the Sallah festival because they would be caught by the device,”  Omafu said.

He said that the command would be on alert to carry out necessary rescue and enforcement during the period.

Omafu said that anyone caught would be prosecuted according to the state traffic law, adding that motorists should be ready to drive safe.

He, however, advised the Ogun Government to formulate strict transport laws that would check motorists like the one in Lagos State.

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Moremi Elekwachi is a Brand Communications expert with over 13 years of experience both locally and internationally. She is the CEO of Euphorique PR, a full-service Public Relations & Marketing Communications agency that helps clients achieve maximum visibility and impact through innovative strategies that cut through the noise. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia, and a Master’s Degree in Marketing Communications from the University of Southern California, in addition to a certification in Integrated Brand Experience from Orange Academy. Prior to establishing Euphorique PR, she worked at prestigious media companies including Wondros (Los Angeles, CA), Wildflower PR, and BellaNaija, where she served as Assistant Editor and Business Development Manager.

1 Comment

  1. Samuel ogbuji

    October 2, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    it’s a welcome development in ogun state, odar state should emulate good tins.

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