From Sani Suleiman ( Taraba)
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has relocated motor parks and markets near the highways to other locations in order to reduce road traffic crashes and fatalities in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital.
The State Sector Commander, Corps Commander Selina Williams, who led the team of officers for the clearance operation at Mile Six Market along Jalingo -Yola road, said the move was in line with the corp’s operational mandate to clear obstructions on the roads.
Williams, educated traders and members of the transport unions including National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and TASCOTMAN on the purpose of the exercise.
According to her, the operation was aimed at preventing road traffic crashes on the highways, ensure free flow of traffic, clearing of obstructions, safeguarding lives and restore sanity across the highways in the country.
Radio Nigeria reports that the Sector Commander, who also shares free facemasks to traders, passengers and motorists along the high way, advises them to strictly observe the COVID -19 protocols as they go about their businesses.