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Road Safety Corps Holds Annual Lectures August 24

FRSC-logoThe Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has scheduled its 7th Annual Lecture series to hold on the 24th of August, at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The event with a theme: “Achieving the goals of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety in Africa” will attract what the Corps Public Education Officer of the FRSC, Bisi Kazeem, described as topical issues bothering on the five pillars of the Decade of Action for road safety in Africa.
According to him, the five pillars include Road Safety Management which concerns the institutional framework needed to implement road safety activities, Safer roads and mobility  that deals with road development, Safer vehicles which focuses on standards, entry and exit of vehicles into and from countries, Safer drivers and other road users that addresses driver training, testing and licensing, driving permits and enforcement of the driving code, awareness and education of the public, and the development of a safety culture, and lastly, Post-crash response  which deals with onsite care, transport and trauma care of injured.
He said that the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will serve as Special Guest of Honour, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi will serve as the Chairman of the Occasion.
The Guest speaker will be the President of Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) at the United Nation’s Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, Jean Todt.
Kazeem said that the Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi expects that the occasion of the 7th Annual Lecture series and the morals gathered from it will cascade down to all categories of road users in Nigeria and in Africa such that they imbibe a safety culture and see road safety as everyone’s [myad]