Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has said 600 personnel will be deployed to Anambra State to ensure free flow of traffic during the yuletide, particular at the bridge head, Onitsha.
Oyeyemi stated this at the Governor’s Lodge, Onitsha when he called on Governor Willie Obiano to discuss measures to improve traffic situation in the state during the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
The FRSC boss, who said that the visit was the sixth exchange of brief between the FRSC and the state government, assured that they will relocate to head bridge, Onitsha to ensure that nobody passes the night on the bridge.
He explained that the briefing is usually to assess the traffic situation and draw joint implementation, pointing out that Anambra State government has sustained provision of logistics and assured that the directives of the governor will be implemented until the end of Christmas and New Year.
Receiving the Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Governor Obiano said the corps is expected to concentrate on decongestion of roads and removal of abandoned vehicles, calling on road users to maintain discipline on the roads.
Speaking also at the visit, the State Commandant, FRSC, Mr. Andrew Kumapayi, said men of his command were already on ground in all the flash points across the state to effect the order.