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Easter: FRSC deploys 900 personnel for special patrol in Plateau

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Plateau has deployed 900 personnel to patrol the roads during the Easter celebration.

FRSC officials

The Sector Commander, Mrs Patricia Emeordi, disclosed this to newsmen on Friday in Jos.

According to Emeordi , the Command has also stationed eight patrol vehicles and two ambulances for emergencies on the roads.

“For this Easter celebration, we are deploying over 500 regular marshals and 600 special Marshals on all the roads in Plateau.

“We have also stationed eight patrol vehicles and two ambulances to respond to emergency cases on the highways, ” she said.

She advised motorists to obey traffic rules and regulations so as to reduce accidents that could lead to loss of lives and property.

The sector commander also urged drivers to desist from speeding, overloading, wrong overtaking and use of cell phones while driving.

She further advised motorists to “as much as possible avoid night journeys”.

“People should plan their journeys to avoid anxiety which could ultimately lead to speeding; they should avoid driving against traffic,” she said.

Emeordi called on road users to cooperate with traffic officers deployed on the roads “for the good of all”.

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