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Edoguber: FRSC deploys 1,500 personnel, 35 vehicles



FEDERAL Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has deployed 1,500 personnel to cover the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Edo State so as to ensure a hitch-free electoral process on Saturday, September 19.
According to the Corps Public Education Officer,Bisi Kazeem, the team would be led by the Zonal Commanding Officer, RS5, Benin to be assisted by the Assistant Corps Marshal in charge of Federal Operations at the FRSC headquarters and Sector Commander, RS5.1 Benin.
Kazeem noted that the Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, equally approved that 35 vehicles, including tow trucks, ambulances and other operational vehicles be deployed to aid the electoral processes in the 18 local government areas.
“The deployed personnel are to engage in the following tasks: carry out enforcement of no movement order, certification of INEC vehicles to be used to convey electoral materials, removal of obstructions and rescue operations, as well as joining other sister agencies to maintain orderliness at assigned polling booths,” he said.
While expecting the election to be conducted in an orderly manner, Kazeem stated that the corps marshal admonished FRSC personnel to conduct themselves in a professional manner, carry out their duties diligently and ensure compliance with the Presidential Task Force directives on COVID-19.
He stated that its 122 emergency toll free line remains open to the general public to reach out in case of any unforeseen circumstances that may arise.

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