Tuesday, September 15, 2020

FRSC deploys 1,500 personnel, 35 patrol vehicles for Edo2020 - ITREALMS

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed some 1,500 personnel to cover the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in Edo State, slated for Saturday 19 September, 2020, reports ITREALMS.
Disclosing this to ITREALMS, the Assistant Corps Marshal and Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, said FRSC team would be led by the Zonal Commanding Officer RS5, Benin to be assisted by Assistant Corps Marshal in charge of Federal Operations at the Federal Road Safety Headquarters, and Sector Commander RS5.1 Benin , a Corps Commander.

Kazeem also said that the Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi equally approved that a total of 35 Vehicles, including tow trucks, ambulances and other operational vehicles be deployed to aid the electoral processes in the 18 Local Government Areas of the State.

In his words, the deployed personnel are to engage in the following tasks: carrying out enforcement of no movement order, certification of INEC vehicles to be used to convey electoral materials, removal of obstructions and rescue operations as well as joining other sister agencies to maintain orderliness at assigned polling booths.

While expecting the elections to be conducted in an orderly manner, Kazeem quoted Corps Marshal as admonishing the FRSC personnel to conduct themselves in a professional manner, carry out their duties diligently and ensure compliance with the Presidential Task Force Directives on COVID-19.

He stated that the FRSC 122 emergency toll free line remains open to the public to reach out in case of any unforeseen circumstances that may arise.

Nenye Dom/Editor

Pix: Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, FRSC Corps Marshal

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