Eid-el-kabir: FRSC deploys officers in major junctions across Abia to control traffic movement and reduce crashes .

Corps Commander Paul Ugwu

The Sector commander FRSC RS 9.3 Abia, Corps commander Paul I. Ugwu has disclosed that the command has deployed officers of the corps at the major junctions across Abia to ensure free flow of traffic during this Eid-el-kabir celebration.

Ugwu who disclosed this to Newsmen in Umuahia, said his men who are in top spirit have been strategically deployed across the entire state to make sure that motorists and commuters obey traffic rules and regulations, especially this raining season.

He pointed out that with such deployment in major junctions within Umuahia and Aba such as Abia Tower, Isigate,FCM junction, Ubakala junction,Ariara market junction,Osisioma junction, among others, traffic jams will be reduced ,added that motorists are expected to drive carefully and obey simple traffic ethics.

According to him,” The major focus generally is to ensure that we have a free moment in Abia state bearing in mind that Abia is like a transit state which leads to Imo,Rivers,Bayelsa ,Akwa Ibom , Cross River, Enugu,Anambra.

“We have ensure that our ambulance is strategically located for prompt rescue for crash victims and we are equally in collaboration with the State government ambulance services.

” we will deploy Mobile court when it becomes necessary to ensure that some traffic infractions are being treated immediately.

“We also do traveling advisory in case where there is need for people to divert.We will be deploying 6 patrol cars and maximum supervision by our men.

” We are liaising with heavy tow trucks private owners and we are already in contract with them and once heavy truck spoils on the road we liaise with them to ensure the obstructions are cleared and we also have a standby rescue team that once there is any information about crashes,we will act immediately”

Continuing, he appealed to those traveling to their various towns for celebration not to allow themselves to be overloaded together in vehicles that are carrying goods,saying in case there are crashes,the fatality will not be high .

The Abia FRSC commander, further appealed to motorists in Abia, especially Keke operators to obey traffic rules and regulations.

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