The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has introduced “Roll of Dishonour’ to tackle corrupt personnel .
The FRSC Zonal Commanding Officer, Kingsley Agomoh, made this known when he declared open the FRSC zonal RS7 quarter retreat in Abuja on Saturday.
Mr. Agomoh said that the commission had been battling with cases of corrupt personnel who tarnish the image of the commission, saying the initiative is to eliminate corrupt practices during patrol.
The FRSC official said the measures adopted would ensure that the integrity of the commission was not tarnished
He said that the `Roll of Dishonor Board’ was aimed at publicising any staff whose appointment was terminated because of extortion and malpractice.
“We have in the past done everything to stem corruption from the FRSC to make it a world class organisation.
“To let people know that we don’t tolerate unwholesome behaviour of our men on duty surveillance has been carried out on the FRSC personnel while on duty on the roads.
“We have discovered how to tackle the menace of corruption. The role of dishonour is a zonal initiative where we are going to have a board that will have corrupt officers name written.
“So, if you are stuck for any act of compromise on the roads and you’ve gone via the trial and located looking even after appeal and jogging via the direction your call will appear.”
Mr. Agomoh said that even if such corps became terminated his name would continue to be on the board in all unit and zonal commands to function deterrent for others.
He introduced that the board could have the culprit’s name, the offence devoted and his nation of origin.
“that is in order that if tomorrow your child or relative walks into the workplace and sees your name they’ll recognize why you had been terminated from the FRSC.
“So, within the morning as our men are going on patrol they will see the board and ask themselves, do I want my name to be right here?
“Of path the solution is no, so they will conduct themselves properly,’’ he said.
He urged all the commands to duplicate the Roll of Dishonour Board of their respective instructions.
He stated the FRSC had marked the Finance and Nicon junctions in Abuja as some of the black spots where injuries occur often and changed into operating to address it.
Mr. Agomoh said that the retreat could permit the FRSC to re-examine what it had completed before and the way to upload greater price.
This, he said, could be achieved by using looking on the regions in which it had now not finished nicely to improve on its operational activities.
Sunday Oghenekaro, the sector Commander of FCT, said the command would stem the fee of crashes within the FCT for the reason that black spot have been marked
Mr. Oghenekaro recognized speed because the essential motive of road crash, including that the reason was due to the first-rate of roads inside the country’s capital.
“We advice that people ought to no longer smash site visitors rules and regulations, specifically at night wondering the FRSC will not be there.
“You need to be disciplined because it’s far the corridor mark of any gentleman or woman.
“road protection is a shared duty you have to play your very own component with or without our presence on the roads as it’s on your protection.’’
additionally, Imoni Amarere, dealing with Director, information offerings, DAAR Communications, appealed to “the FRSC to constantly make sure that enforcement goes with public enlightenment and courtesy even as on duty”.
Mr. Amarere additionally advised FRSC to take road safety campaign to socio-cultural and non secular collecting to further develop the horizon of Nigerians on the problem and also use the social media.
Consistent with him, this may enable greater people hear about the way to store their own lives on the road and additionally caution drivers whilst on transit.
He introduced that surveillance cameras should be built into site visitors lighting in an effort to monitor visitors violators as practiced in different countries.