The Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC) has warned Nigerians to keep away from night time travels in order to minimise street mishaps throughout the ’ember’ months.
‘Ember’ is that final 4 months of the yr – September to December.
The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi issued the warning throughout the workshop organised for sector heads of drivers license on Friday in Abuja.
Oyeyemi stated that there was a must keep away from pointless travelling to remain alive by embracing good security tradition throughout and after the ember months.
“Presently, we’re having challenges on the freeway now.
“Ajaokuta-Ganaga street is flooded alongside River Niger as nicely. Nevertheless, there was a diversion for the Ajaokuta-Ganaga street.
The FRSC boss warned that the water degree at River Niger is rising, that is the rationale why we’re advising folks to keep away from night time journeys as a result of with the rain, the water degree is growing and that is very harmful, NAN stories.
“For over the past two weeks, we have now been monitoring it and it has been growing, “he added.
The FRSC boss, nevertheless, implored motorists to make sure that their autos had been in correct situation earlier than embarking on any journey particularly over the last quarter of the yr.
Oyeyemi reiterated that every one travelling protocols for COVID-19 have to be strictly adhered to and suggested the general public to name the toll free quantity when vital.