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FRSC to recruit 4,650 personnel



Mr Boboye Oyeyemi , Corps Marshal , Federal Road Safety Corps , says the corps will recruit additional 4 , 650 officers and procure new logistics vehicles to improve road safety management in the country.Oyeyemi disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday .

According to him , the corps will employ the best in road safety management in the second part of the year .

““ For the second part of the year , we are going to put in our best , deploy more resources and logistics as we know that budget has been signed by the president .

““ We have commenced the processes , for us to inject more vehicles , patrol van , ambulances and bikes that will enable us work more and strengthen our operations .

“ We thank President Muhammadu Buhari , for the additional fund allocated to the corps .

“ He has displayed his passion to improve on road safety management in the country within the last three years .

“ In the next few months we should be able to procure all these items and we are also injecting additional personnel of about 4 , 650 to the system .

“ This is unprecedented in the history of the corps and we appreciate this from the president , ” he said .

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The corps marshal said that FRSC was ready to justify what the government had done adding that the corps would work hard to achieve its mandate .

The FRSC boss said that the corps was working towards having zero fatalities on the road which was the primary goal of the agency .

“ We are still working towards having zero fatality , which is our goal and we need to improve on the records we have now , so that at the end of the year we will have a positive report , ” Oyeyemi added .