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Motorists urge to be more cautious to reduce crashes in ember months



The Zonal Commanding Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Zone RS4, Assistant Corps Marshal, Wobin Gora, have urged motorists to exercise absolute caution as they ply the roads during these Ember months to reduce number of road crashes.

Gora who is in charge of three States comprising Plateau, Benue and Nasarawa States, who spoke in Jos on Tuesday emphasized that record has shown that human factor contributes immensely to incidences of road crashes hence the need for motorists to be cautious while driving.

The commander who visited the Nigeria Union Journalists, (NUJ) Plateau State chapter’s Secretariat Jos, to seek for their support in ensuring zero crash in the country, stressed that the feat could only be achieved through aggressive public enlightenment and education of the motoring public.

According to “Human factor contributes immensely to road crashes due to the attitude of some drivers, road safety is everyone’s business, we are engaging in public enlightenment to curb the excesses of drivers going on suicidal speed. Road crashes will be reduced to the barest minimum if caution and moderate speed is imbibed among the motoring public.”

Responding, the State Chairman of NUJ, Paul Jatau, assured the commanding officer of the union’s support and collaboration with the FRSC to ensure motorists are enlightened on road safety measures so that incidences of road crashes can be curbed especially as the festive season approaches.

He however thank Gora for having confidence in Journalists on the Plateau to collaborate with him towards the success of his assignment.

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