The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun , on Tuesday, set up a mobile court to checkmate indiscriminate parking and also apprehend and sanction traffic offenders during the festive period.
Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, disclosed this in Abeokuta during a stakeholders meeting transport union leaders in Abeokuta.
Umar explained that the FRSC was going to collaborate with other security agencies in the state to achieve a successful execution of the mobile court.
He added that road safety was a collaborative benchmark and that there was no limit to what could be achieved through collaboration.
“Today we have decided to set up a mobile court which will begin work tomorrow and through this we will be able to checkmate indiscriminate parking and sanction traffic offenders.
“We are going to synergise with other security agencies in the state because we believe that without collaboration we can not achieve good result but with collaboration with other security agencies we can achieve the execution of the mobile court.
”We can not also tolerate illegal commercial vehicle activities because it is causing aberration and obstruction on the highways so we are going to enforce removal of those obstruction on the highways,” he said.
He called on the general public to always obey road traffic rules and regulations, urging them to always drive safely and stay safe.
Also speaking, the Special Assistant to Ogun Governor on Security, Olusola Subair , maintained that the state government was doing its best to provide adequate infrastructural which included motorable roads.
Subaiir hinted that the state government would not tolerate indiscriminate parking across the state because of its negative effect.
Also , the Chairman of Parks and Garages Development Agency (PAGADA) in the state, Habeeb Ajayi, said that it was imperative for all stakeholders in the state to ensure free flow of traffic, most especially during festive period.
Ajayi called on the people of the state to desist from disobeying traffic rules and regulations, saying that it was important to drastically reduced road traffic crashes across the state.