Road safety management, safer vehicles, others to take centre stage at FRSC annual lecture

Topical issues which bother on the five pillars of the Decade of Action for road safety in Africa will constitute parts of what will be discussed at the 7th annual Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) lecture in Abuja.

   The event is scheduled to hold on the 24th of August 2017, at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa.

   According to the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem,  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.

According to him, the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is the Special Guest of Honour, while His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife) is the Chairman of the Occasion.

  The Guest speaker at the occasion is Jean Todt the President of Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) at the United Nation’s Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety.

  Kazeem stated 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.