Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, (TRACE), has commenced operation “SAFETY ON OGUN TRAFFIC CORRIDOR” throughout the state with the deployment of 350 operatives, 35 patrol vehicles and 20 tow trucks through the Hired Tow Operators (HTO), to cover the state traffic prior, during and after the Eid-el-Kabir, RCCG Annual Convention and the Ojude-Oba festival activities.
According to a release from the office of the TRACE Corps Commander/Chief Executive, Cdr. ‘Seni Ogunyemi, the operation which commenced on Monday, 5th August, 2019, would last through Monday, 19th August, 2019.
The release stated that the exercise is to ensure efficient service delivery through effective traffic management in all the nooks and crannies of the state, especially at diversion points where road reconstruction and rehabilitation is on-going on the Old Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, timely clearance of obstructions, prompt rescue/emergency services, collaboration with other sister/security agencies and indeed the motoring public
The release noted that safety on the road is a collective responsibility, a philosophy which is in accordance with the guiding principle of Gov. Dapo Abiodun.
It further urge all TRACE Corps operatives to be humane, civil and exhibit a high level of professionalism in the discharge of their duty.
While felicitating with Muslim faithful on the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir, Cdr Ogunyemi admonish them to be safety conscious, as well as, ensure strict compliance to traffic rules and regulations, particularly at diversion routes along the State Traffic Corridor.
It added that any vehicle contravened for any traffic infraction(s) during the celebration would not be released until Tuesday, 20th August, 2019, when the Corps would have ended her Eid-el-Kabir, RCCG Annual Convention and the Ojude-Oba Special Operation Order.
However, for feed back calls, in case of emergency situations, the motoring public can call these hotlines: 0703 411 0281 (Text Only), 0803 491 9165 and 0806 270 3568.