Personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have been advised to desist from receiving bribes from motorists, as machinery is already in place to check erring personnel for punitive measures.
The warning, contained in a statement signed by Mr. Yakubu Mohammed, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Benue Command, and issued to newsmen in Makurdi on Sunday.
He also charged road users to be conscious of all safety rules and regulations to avoid traffic breaches such as overloading, reckless driving, and speeding.
The statement also reiterated the Commission’s commitment to public education, the rescue of road traffic victims, and strict enforcement of traffic rules.
It also admonished drivers and vehicle owners not to patronize touts in securing drivers’ licence and vehicle number plates.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new Commander, who assumed office on March 18, replaced Mr Aliyu Baba, who is undergoing a course at the War College, Abuja.
The commander also assured members of the public of the readiness of the command to respond promptly to all cases of road crashes in order to save lives.
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