The Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC) says 3,700 individuals misplaced their lives in street accidents between January and October this 12 months.
The Appearing Marshal of the FRSC, Dauda Biu, disclosed this on Tuesday, in Abuja, at a joint information briefing to mark the 2022 Street Security in Africa and the World Day of Remembrance for Street Site visitors Victims.
Mr Biu stated the commemoration gave credence to the rising must encourage stakeholders from all sectors of the economic system to ascertain greater street security requirements.
“I say this due to the adverse impression of RTC within the nation, particularly the lack of life and property injury that comes with it,” the FRSC boss stated. “For instance, from January to October 2022 alone, no less than 3,700 individuals have been killed by the RTC. They’re human beings, not simply numbers representing inanimate creatures.”
The FRSC boss gave the reassurance that the corps will proceed with its steadfastness and unwavering dedication to make sure absolute sanity on the highways.
Mr. Biu additionally stated that he would guarantee a radical investigation into the causes of accidents as a springboard, not just for the efficient formulation and implementation of insurance policies to stop street accidents.
In keeping with him, it is usually the insurance coverage of legal prosecution the place the victims and their relations are given applicable compensation throughout the renewed justice system.
This justice system is predicted, amongst different issues, to discourage site visitors offenders and supply help to site visitors accident victims and their households who’ve been saved in depressing and unhappy residing situations by the recklessness of those offenders,” added the Corps Marshal.
He known as on street customers to all the time observe site visitors guidelines and rules for a safer driving setting.