FRSC official killed on duty

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FRSC officials

An official of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has been killed on duty.

The Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, stated that the officer was knocked down and killed on patrol at Idu, Abuja, the News Agency of Nigerian reports.

Mr. Oyeyemi expressed sadness at the event and called for prosecution of culprits involved in such acts.

There have been several similar attacks on FRSC officials across Nigeria despite the efforts and campaigns of the commission.


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  • Abdullah Musa

    FRSC officials have obsession with revenue collection.
    To do that they put their lives in danger by trying to stop a driver by force or by moving infront of the vehicle.
    Federal government should either take away the revenue collection from frsc, or hand them to states.
    Let there be no federal roads.
    Federal government can give grants for maintenance of interstate roads.
    Toll gates should belong states.
    Afterall FG collect road taxes and refuses to repair the roads.

  • FineBoy

    Sad for life gone.

    Around Abuja, FRSC members stand at high ways, no prior caution to stop fast moving vehicles.

    I personally warned one last week.

    Road Safety is not all about sit belt, C Caution and DL.

    The pot holes on the road should be of concern too

    • The Optimist

      You are absolutely right!

    • 0tile

      Get out here. Are you living in Nigeria, where did you get power to charge your laptop? What you are repeating here are the things your girlfriend at home texted to you.

      • FineBoy

        My light is good and I am connected to Ikeja Disco.

        I pay my bills without fail.

        You don’t pay power bill, you don’t pay taxes yet you demand performance.

        Ole

  • The Optimist

    This is sad and unfortunate. That said, the manner in which some officers of FRSC suddenly come up to stop a vehicle calls for concern. Some stand in the middle of the highway and, as if they forgot they are duty, suddenly move to the line of a vehicle’s motion to stop it. The whole thing, at times, looks suicidal.

    • 0tile

      Don’t say suicidal. It sounds you are mocking the brave girls who carry out effective suicide bombings.