The Lagos State Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide, has said about 3,500 of the Corps’ Personnel have been deployed to Lagos roads to help control traffic during the Easter celebration.
He said FRSC would commence the Easter patrol on March 31 to ensure free flow of traffic across the state roads during the celebration and beyond.
“We have more than 1, 500 Regular Officers deployed already for this Easter exercise and 2,000 Special Marshal to control traffic and they have been well distributed.“Lagos FRSC has about 12 units and five outpost, well distributed to our four corridors, such as Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Badagry-Seme, Lagos-Abeokuta Road and Ikorodu-Epe-Ijebu.
“We have our operative deployed to all the above mentioned corridors to provide sanity and it will be 24 hour surveillance intelligence-driven exercise.“26 patrol vehicles and three ambulances were also deployed and stationed at various places, two motorbikes and other rescue equipment and tow trucks are also on ground,” CC Ogunbemide said.
He cautioned motorists against driving rickety vehicles, adding that there would be Mobile Court available to attend to any infraction during the period.
CC Ogunbemide said FRSC would be working with other security agencies to ensure the state was free from any form of criminality, adding that his officers would be on the look out for those driving dangerously, lane indiscipline, road violation, use of mobile phones while driving, seat belts violators, rickety vehicles and none compliance to Covid-19 Protocols.