The Federal Roads Safety Corps, an agency charges with the responsibility of regulating the entire activities of Vehicle movements has pleaded with the relevant authorities in Oyo State to remove all abandoned Vehicles on the road sides with a view to averting avoidable accidents unceasingly happening across all the Council areas in the State.
This was made available to News Writer on Friday by Mr Austin Aipoh, an FRSC Zonal Commanding Officer, Zone 11 saddled with that responsibility in Oyo, Osun and Ondo States , admonishing in Ibadan when he paid farewell visit to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi in his Agodi Office.
He notes that his talks with Governor Abiola Ajimobi became imperative following a number of abandoned Vehicles in major areas in Ibadan including Oluyole, Egbeda and Ojoo Community quarters of the State, pointing that obnoxious to accidents.
He charges Governor Abiola Ajimobi to deploy its Security apparatus to clear bushes on the road sides and work ways so as to avert all vices of criminalities and regulate traffic lights to complement to ease gridlocks on the roads.
Also speaking was the host who clearly states that the Oyo State government under his watch has build myriad of Federal government roads and it would intensify efforts on his determination to ensure that major roads are passable and motorable in the four corners of the State.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi who was represented by his Deputy Otunba Moses Alake Adeyemo pledges that the State government would continue to create enably environment that foster security personnel to operate efficiently and effectively, especially on roads.
His statement reads :
“The present administration has been fulfilling the core promises for which our people voted for us. Among them is the provision of standard roads in and around the state.
“We cannot abandon federal roads in the state because they belong to the federal government; it is our people that ply the roads.
“We won’t allow such roads to remain in bad condition while motorists suffer, we have been doing this overtime,’’ the governor said.