newsNEMA Mounts Campaign Against Accidents

NEMA Mounts Campaign Against Accidents

-

WP_20171216_003
File photo of a car accident

In an effort to curtail the escalating road traffic accidents especially during the festive periods, officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria Red Cross Society and other critical stakeholders in disaster management flag-off the 2017 Operation Eagle today in the state.
A statement signed by the Information Officer, NEMA Sokoto Operations Office,  Aliyu Mohammed said that NEMA traditionally has been coordinating resources towards responding to road accidents vulnerability especially at this period of December rush hour in which people travel for the yuletide celebrations which makes the highways busy.
Perhaps it’s befitting that NEMA has always put focus on the question of road traffic accidents most especially in this period through its initiated “Operation Eagle Eye” project to keep vigil to ensure safety in the highways.
Responding to the press at the flag-off ceremony, Head Sokoto operations, Mallam Suleiman Muhammad said, “Major Highways across Zamfara-Sokoto-Kebbi states has been earmark for the exercise between the December and January.
“Our officers will be in strategic places on these roads to monitor and ensure reckless driving; we also indulged drivers to be moderate on their speed limit and to avoid any intoxicant behavior. Passengers should also be wary of the driving ability of the person who takes control of the vehicle they boarded”
The agency skilled personnel with knowledge on modern rescue equipments and techniques, first responder’s responsibilities and skills, car extrication, search and rescue operation procedures, incidence management, practical on extrication as a mission and first aid it’s a major boost during the exercise.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

NSCDC Committed To Welfare Of Officers/Men – Oyo State Commandant

 *commissions borehole, cooperative kitchen   By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan Oyo State Commandant of the  Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),...

Out Of School Children: LSD Director Says 960 Girls Enrolled Into Schools In Adamawa

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON No fewer than 960 out-of-school girls have been enrolled back into schools in Adamawa State, Executive...

Trauma: CRUDAN Organizes 3-day Workshop For Christian Clerics In North West

By; GRACE JAMES, Kaduna Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) North West Zone has organized  a three-day...

Mr LA Sets Agenda For Kaduna South PDP Councillors, Sues For Cohesion

By; AMOS MATHEW,  Kaduna As the newly elected council officials in Kaduna State set for inauguration, a chieftain of the...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

2021 MWAN Award: Dr Batulu Muhammad Honoured, Amidst Encomiums From Adamawa People

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON The people of Adamawa State have showered praises on Dr. Batulu Isa Muhammad over her recent...

Kogi Journalists Forum Hails Gov Bello For Actualizing Dream Of Oil Producing State

By; GRACE JAMES, Kaduna Kogi Journalists Forum has said that the ovation that greets the inclusion of Kogi State, naturally...

Must read

Taraba Deputy Governor is 2016 Amirul-Hajj

By; MAGAJI HUNKUYI, Jalingo. Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State...

Kogi Guber; Police warns trouble makers, urges politicians to play by the rules

Kogi Guber; Police warns trouble makers, urges politicians to...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you