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FCTA to launch digital security for transport management – Wike 



The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has announced plans to implement a digital security monitoring and control system within the current FCT transport management system. 

Wike stated this at the 2023 Special Marshals Sectoral Workshop, organised by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), FCT Sector Command Special Marshals. 

The workshop was held in Abuja on Saturday with the theme, “Volunteerism in Road Safety Management: Limits and Possibilities.” 

Moreover, he pointed out that the program would equally improve the cost-effectiveness and operational efficiency of transportation services. 

He described the digital tracking system as a collection of cameras configured to track vehicles transporting individuals. 

The minister said that on entering vehicles, people would be required to scan in using their phones and scan out on disembarking. 

He said, 

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Speaking further, Wike stated that the secretariat’s vision, which prioritizes safety, affordability, and flexibility, will see the implementation of various additional innovations. 

Also, the minister noted that Abuja recorded a high level of crashes as a result of irresponsible road users, which, he described as “worrisome”, and called for drastic actions.