The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed that 41 people died while 287 were seriously injured in road accidents that occurred from January to date.
The Sector Commander, Bauchi state Command, Abdulrazak kajume exclusively told DAILY POST in an interview in Bauchi.
He attributed the road accidents to overspeeding, loading as well as careless driving by motorists.
Kajume added that about 72 road accidents occurred from January to date.
He lamented that in spite of the commission’s public enlightenment campaign on safe driving, accidents still persist.
” The FRSC will continue to carry out public enlightenment campaigns at motor parks, market square and roads on the dangers and causes of road accidents” said Kajume.
According to the commander, the FRSC is faced with the implementation of it’s designed policy regarding arresting of road traffic offender, requesting stakeholders’ partnership.
He concluded that the FRSC will not relent in its genuine determination to sensitise road users on safe drive.