The Federal Road Safety Corps has mobilised 700 personnel and 20 equipment to highways in Kogi State to ensure the free flow of traffic during the Sallah celebration.
The Kogi Sector Commander, Corps Commander Stephen Dawulung, stated this on Wednesday in a statement issued in Lokoja.
“We have deployed more than 700 FRSC Regular, Special Marshals, and Road Safety Club Members, 20 patrol vehicles, seven ambulances, and tow trucks to the roads for this special operation.
“The deployed personnel and equipment for the special operation within Kogi is to enhance hitch-free and safe travels during the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
“The broad objectives of this operation include reduction in road crashes, fatalities, injuries, prompt response to victims, sensitisation of the public, speedy removal of obstructions and enforcement on critical offences, among others,’’ he stated.