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FRSC to Launch “Show of Readiness” Operation to Engage Citizens in Road Safety



The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced its intention to enhance its impact by launching an initiative called the “Show of Readiness” operation. This initiative aims to ensure the active participation of all citizens in life-saving endeavors.

According to Mr. Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer and Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM), this decision stems from a comprehensive assessment of the Ember Months’ performance in 2022. The FRSC recognizes the importance of exploring new avenues and enhancing its operational framework.

Kazeem further conveyed that this operation will receive extensive media coverage across all 36 states of the country, as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). As part of this endeavor, the FRSC plans to conduct simulation scenarios, contributing to its value addition efforts.

This would be aimed at showcasing a new perspective to the corps operating system on rescue and recovery alertness professionally, he said.

He added that the approach would involve massive sensitisation campaign across the country.

He also added that it would be a prelude to the commencement of the corps’ annual special patrol operations tagged; “Operation Zero Tolerance to Road Traffic Crashes.”

He said it was a comprehensive and hybrid approach targeted at ensuring zero crashes and fatalities during the period and beyond.

“To achieve the goals, we have deployed public enlightenment teams to visit motor parks.

” This also includes Churches, Mosques, town hall meetings and use motorcade for awareness where possible.

“That said, it is good to also let you know that from the 2022 review, the corps realised that night travels were always prevalent during this time and negative results have been overwhelming.

“More so, speeding is also known to be responsible for over 60% of crashes, as such, the corps will deploy more operational energy to discourage people from indulging in these deadly road use behaviour, ” he said.