- October 23, 2015
- Posted by: Website Admin
- Category: National News, Uncategorized
The corps marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, who is also the chairman of the National Committee on the Implementation of the ECOWAS Policy on Axle Load Control has assured that Nigeria will work for the implementation of the policy, not only in the country, but other members of the West African sub-region.
According to head, Media Relations and Strategy, FRSC Bisi Kazeem, Oyeyemi stated this during the stakeholders’ meeting on the implementation of the axle load control at the FRSC headquarters, Abuja.
According to the corps marshal, Nigeria as a signatory to the protocol on axle load control as enacted by ECOWAS must ensure that conducive environment for its implementation was created in the country to properly address issues of overloading both within and across the sub-regional roads.
The Corps Marshal expressed dismay that the West African roads are being negatively affected by the menace of overloading, which hamper effective road safety campaigns, saying that all hands must be on the deck to ensure the reversal of the trend.
While commending the ECOWAS for making the issues of axle load control a priority, Oyeyemi appealed to the stakeholders to do all they can to ensure that the policy is effectively implemented in all the member countries of ECOWAS.