FRSC deploys 25,224 personnel for Easter special patrols

 


The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has deployed a total number of 25,224 personnel to cover the various highways across the country with monitors deployed to ensure compliance with the operational guidelines of the Easter special patrol scheduled to commence from 31 March and terminate on April 1, 2021.

In a statement signed by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, the deployed personnel include 7,100oOfficers, 18,124 Marshals Inspectors, and Road Road Marshal assistants, 15,225 Special Marshals who would cover all the identified areas across the country

“In addition, 580 patrol vehicles, 92 ambulances, 17 tow trucks and 73 motorbikes are being deployed as part of the patrol logistics.”

Kazeem further said 2,096 reflective jackets, 1,000 traffic cones, 73 tyre pressure gauges, a number of extricating machines and digital breathalyzers  are part of the tools set aside for the special operations.

He also noted that as part of the strategies, a total of 22 Help Areas have been mobilised to ensure prompt removal of obstructions, death, and injuries during the period. Adding that ten traffic control camps would be dedicated solely to identifying traffic gridlock areas to be manned by our personnel on a 24/7 basis during the Easter Celebration.

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