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Eid El-Kabir: FRSC Deploys 1,090 Personnel for Sallah Celebration in Anambra



By Praise Chinecherem 

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra State sector command says it has deployed 1,090 Regular and Special Marshals to manage traffic situations on all roads in the state during the Eid El-Kabir celebrations.

The Sector Commander, Adeoye Irelewuyi in a statement said operational and recovery vehicles have also been deployed for prompt response to Road Traffic Crashes and clearing any form of obstructions on the road.

He revealed that Special Operation is expected to commence from 6th to 13th July, 2022 as directed by its National Headquarters.

He assured residents of full preparation to ensure free flow of traffic on roads during the festive season, just as he warned motoring public to abide by all road traffic rules and regulations to avoid any form of embarrassment. 

The statement reads, “The 2022 Eid El-Kabir is expected to be celebrated on the 9th July, 2022. There is an anticipated increase in traffic volume as a result of Muslim faithful as well as other Nigerians who may take advantage of this period to travel to celebrate with family members and friends.

“This upsurge in volume of traffic comes with attendant challenges such as traffic congestion, road obstructions as well as Road Traffic Crashes (RTC).

“The 2022 Eid El-Kabir Special Patrol is therefore targeted at ensuring that all road users within and traversing Anambra state travel in safety and devoid of any traffic encumbrances during the period.

“Aggressive public enlightenment on Speed Violations, Dangerous driving/overtaking, lane discipline/Route violations, use of phone while driving, overloading, driving under Influence of Achohol, underaged driving, etc have been going on at parks, churches, markets and media houses.”

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