The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said it plans to launch “Operation Zero Tolerance” to curb road crashes during the coming Christmas festival period.
Boboye Oyeyemi, the FRSC Corps Marshal said this during the funeral service of Benjamin Olugbemide, father of the Lagos sector commander of the FRSC, Olusegun Ogungbemide in Ibadan on Friday.
The Corps Marshal decried the recklessness exhibited by convoy drivers and some security agencies, and declared that such carelessness was responsible for many road accidents.
Mr Oyeyemi said that the corps was planning huge patrol operations and would also intensify public enlightenment.
“We are planning to deploy people to various patrol points all over the 36 states in the country.
We have started awareness campaigns in various motor parks to check crashes during the ember period,” Mr Oyeyemi said.