BOBOYE Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has approved the redeployment of some senior officers across board, as part of measures to step up effectiveness of the commission.
This was disclosed in a statement signed at the weekend by Bisi Kazeem, head, Media Relations and Strategy, FRSC, made available to the media in Abuja.
According to Kazeem, the posting affects, principal officers at the commission’s headquarters and other commands as part of efforts to enhance robust implementation of policies.
Affected principal officers include Austin Aipoh, head, Command Administration and Strategy, at the headquarters who replaced Stephen Maitizumahs, at Zone 11 Osogbo, who will now head Manpower Development, MPD, FRSC.
“Similarly, former head, Manpower Development, Kingsley Agomoh, now to command Zone 7, Gwagwalada, covering FCT and Niger State while Jonas Agwu, Zonal Commander,Zone 7, now to Command Zone 6, Port-Harcourt covering Bayelsa, Rivers, Cross River and Akwa Ibom States).” Kazeem said.
Victor Nwokolo, Zonal Commander, Zone 1, Kaduna covering Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa and Katsina States, is now to head, Command Administration and Strategy, FRSC headquarters, while Bitrus Darwang of Zone 6 now to command Zone 1 consisting of Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa and Katsina sector commands.
Others affected are some Zonal Heads of Operations, Zonal Administration Officers, Unit Commanders among others.
The redeployment letter, signed by Corps Secretary, FRSC, stated that affected officers are to report in their new commands on or before May 17, after proper handing and taking over.
It will be recalled that FRSC is currently sensitising the public on the need to pay proper attention to tyres and fasten constant use of seatbelts even by passengers at the rear seat of vehicles, saying, adherence would reduce losses of lives and property on roads.
Also, it will be recalled that FRSC will organise a forum on how to maintain tyre safety by all motorists on Monday in Abuja.
— May 9, 2016 @ 16:50 GMT