A brand new fire fighting truck has been donated by the Kaduna State government under the leadership of the Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, to the Kaduna State Sector Command of FRSC .
The truck was handed over today Wednesday March 7, by the permanent secretary, Local Government Ministry of Kaduna State and received on behalf of the Command by the Sector Head of Operations, Deputy Corps Commander Salisu Galandashi.
El-Rufai promised donating the truck at a State security meeting after he received the report of a Road Traffic Crash along Abuja road that claimed 17 lives on the spot after the vehicle caught fire when a trailer collided with a Hummer passenger bus on 10/02/18.
Umar Ibrahim, sector commander, Corps Commander, during the Security Council meeting narrated to the governor how his operatives became helpless to quench the fire after rescuing the people out of the crash vehicles. He told the meeting how in the middle of the night, FRSC rescue teams stood and watched victims suffering in pain when fire was burning them.
The governor became sympathetic of the situation and immediately ordered for the vehicle to be handed over to FRSC for usage along Kaduna - Abuja Highway in case situations like that repeat itself.
Boboye Oyeyemi, corps marshal, FRSC, has expressed appreciation to the governor for his interest in road safety and enjoins others to show interest by contributing towards saving lives on Nigerian roads.
– Mar. 7, 2018 @ 15:25 GMT |