FRSC Commences Construction of Permanent Offices Across the Country
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Friday that it would build permanent office accommodation across the country to ensure effective service delivery.
FRSC Zone 1 Commander, Mr Bulus Darwang, disclosed this while addressing officers and marshals of the Kaduna State Command during a visit to the command in Kaduna.
Darwang said that the first phase of the construction of five offices in Zamfara, Oshogbo, Ebonyi and Kano were at different stages of completion, while that of Ilorin has been completed and ready for occupation.
He said that currently, the corps has only three permanent offices in Benin Bauchi and Akure.
Darwang said all other offices were either rented or given on lease by Local Government Councils or donated to the corps by State Governments.
“Permanent offices are
what we really need, because
at 27, we should be able
to stand on our own.
Darwang commended the officers and marshals of the command for their dedication to duty, urging them to remain resolute in carrying out their duties.
He said that so far, road crashes has reduced by 15 per cent and fatality by 15 per cent nationwide.
The commander gave a target to reduce road crashes by 20 per cent and fatality by 30 per cent in the zone by December.
Earlier, the Sector Commander, Mr Francis Udoma, represented by the sector’s Head of Operations,Mr Salisu Galadanci, said that the staff were working very hard, but not without challenges.
Udoma said the command was faced with the challenge of funding and shortage of manpower, and urged the ZCO to assist in addressing
He pledged the command’s commitment in meeting the mandate of the corps, particularly in reducing road crashes on Nigerian roads.
Darwang took over from Mr Victor Nwokolo, who was deployed to FRSC Headquarters in Abuja.