FRSC commences sensitisation campaign in mosques,churches

FRSC personnel at work PHOTO: thenationonlineng.net

FRSC personnel at work PHOTO: thenationonlineng.net

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Gombe, on Sunday commenced campaign on the ‘Speed Limiter’ device in places of worship across the state.

Launching the campaign at ECWA Church, Sector Commander of FRSC in the state, Mr David Mendie spoke on the significance of the device in saving lives.

He said that the device had to be introduced by the Federal Government due to the frequency of road crashes occasioned by excessive speeding.

He said the device was introduced since 2016 but enforcement would commence on February 1, adding that for now, emphasis would be placed on commercial vehicles.

According to him, they are in the church to solicit the cooperation of clergies and followers in accepting the device and also educating road users on its advantage.

Mendie said the command would also visit mosques to pass the same message.

In his response, Rev .Rukum Gayus, Minister in charge ECWA Goodnews Church, GRA Gombe, thanked the FRSC for it humanitarian service of saving lives.

He assured that the church would do everything humanly possible to ensure compliance by members.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that FRSC, Gombe command had a meeting with stakeholders in Gombe on Friday, ahead of the February 1st enforcement date.

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