The Federal Highway Security Corps (FRSC) in Osun State has stated that 29 folks had been killed in street accidents between January and February 2021.
It said that 460 folks had been concerned within the accidents which claimed 29 lives and acquired 188 others injured.
The Sector Commander, Kudirat Ibrahim, on Saturday made this recognized in an announcement issued by the Command’s spokesperson, Mrs Agnes Ogunbemi, and made out there to DAILY POST in Osogbo.
“The Command throughout the previous two months recorded about 68 street visitors accidents which concerned 105 autos.
“We had been capable of rescue 243 folks from the accident scenes whereas 29 individuals misplaced their lives,’’ she stated.
To arouse the protection consciousness within the folks, Ibrahim stated the Command featured in 23 tv and 91 radio programmes throughout the two months.
“We additionally held two stakeholder conferences, had 11 publications within the dailies and staged 102 rallies within the motor parks.
“There have been additionally about eight advocacy visits to church buildings and mosques within the state to sensitise street customers on the risks of disobeying street visitors laws,’’ she stated.
Ibrahim, who described the Corps as a “frontline company’’ in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, stated the Command re-strategise its operational techniques to curtail the unfold of the lethal virus.
“The Command has additionally been capable of implement structural improve with the out there assets inside its attain to fulfil the core mandate of the Fee,” she stated.
The sector commander stated that loads had been executed between January and February to make sure that accidents had been minimised within the state.
She known as on street customers to be street acutely aware all the time and to obey visitors laws to keep away from being caught in accidents that might result in lack of lives and property.
Highway accidents declare 29 lives, injure 188 in Osun