Eid-el-Kabir: FRSC deploys 1,653 personnel, drones in Kaduna

Eid-el-Kabir: FRSC deploys 1,653 personnel, drones in Kaduna

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Kaduna State Sector Command, says it will use drones and 1,653 personnel for traffic control during the 2020 Eid-el-Kabir festivities.

The Sector Commander, Muhammad Hafiz, disclosed this in a statement signed by Usman Garba,

the Acting Public Enlightenment Officer, on a Sunday in Kaduna.

Hafiz said the deployment was imperative to ensure sanity and safety on roads.

He said they will deploy the drones for aerial surveillance in collaboration with

Kaduna State Drone Centre to monitor major corridors of Kaduna highways to identify traffic-related challenges.

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Hafiz noted,

“The deployment will include 28 patrol vehicles, eight ambulances, one tow truck, and 14 patrol bikes,

while 253 Officers, 900 Marshals and 500 Special Marshals along designated corridors and black spots across the state

“We design the plan to address the perennial rise in the violation of traffic

rules and regulations, especially during the festive season.

“We aim the intensive special patrol at addressing the spate of avoidable road crashes

usually associated with the surge of human and vehicular traffic across the country.

(NAN)

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