Federal Road Safety Stops Booking Offenders for Fire Extinguisher, Caution Violations.
The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has suspended the booking of traffic offenders over Fire Extinguisher Violation (FEV), Caution Sign Violation (CSV) and Light Sign Violation (LSV).
In a circular trending on social media and dated December 27, 2016, the FRSC directed its staff to stop booking apprehended traffic offenders for FEV, CSV and LSV.
The circular rather urged the Road Safety staff to enlighten them and give basic training.
Signed by DCM Ojeme Ewhrudjakpor, the circular dated 27th December 2016 was signed by Deputy Corps Marshal.
He, however, stated that apprehended traffic offenders can be booked by FRSC officials for Light Sign Violation, only at nights.
The statement was quoted below saying:
“Recall that there was directive from Commands to suspend booking of Fire Extinguisher violations, Caution Sign violations and Light sign violation.
“Despite the directive, traffic offenders are still being booked for these three offenses by Commands.
Federal Road Safety Stops Booking Offenders
“We wish to reiterate that traffic offenders apprehended for any of these offenses should be enlightened without booking, unless at night time, with the booking of Light Sign Violation as the earlier directive stated.
“Commanding officers are to bring the content of this circular to the attention of their staff and also monitor compliance, as any booking for these oftenDear will be taken as disobedience to standing orders.”
Meanwhile, President Buhari has sacked the heads of parastatal agencies and college in the nation’s aviation industry.
According to a government statement, those relieved of their jobs are the Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr. Emma Anasi, the Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Dr. Anthony Anuforom, the Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Mr. Samuel Caulcrick and the Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau, Dr. Felix Abali.