The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Boboye Oyeyemi, has approved the appointment of Ojeme Ewhudjakpor as the first Deputy Chief Corps Marshal in charge of operations, the agency said on Friday.
A statement signed by the FRSC spokesman, Bisi Kazeem, said Ms. Ewhudjakpor’s appointment followed the retirement of her predecessor, Abu Adei.
The development came amid a redeployment exercise that has been underway within the agency.
In the exercise, 32 senior officers, who included two Deputy Corps Marshal, seven Assistant Corps Marshals, 13 Corps Commanders and 10 Deputy Corps Marshals, were said to have been affected.
“Before her appointment, she has served the Corps in various capacities as Sector Commander in several states of the federation, Zonal Commander as well head of several departments at the headquarters.
“A graduate of UNILAG with a Master’s Degree from the University of Ibadan, DCM Ewhrudjakpor is the first woman to rise to the position of Assistant Corps Marshal and Deputy Corps Marshal in the history of the FRSC. She is an alumnus of the National War College,” Mr. Kazeem said.