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FRSC warns personnel against extortion


The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has warned its patrol personnel against extorting money from motorists during operations on the highways.

The Enugu State Sector Commander, Mr Ogbonnaya Kalu, gave the warning in an interview with New Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Enugu.

Kalu said that any personnel found taking bribe or extorting money from motorists would be dealt with.

“FRSC personnel do not engage in extorting money from anyone or collecting bribe or any kind of gratification from motorists.

“If anyone is caught doing that, he or she will be used as a scapegoat for others to learn and always do what is right.

“The commission will dismiss any personnel found extorting money from the motorists or demote such personnel,” he said.

He urged the monitoring teams, who were always on the road to fish out any personnel engaged in extortion or compromise in the discharge of their duties.

The FRSC Sector Commander called on all officers in the state to continue to do their best and ensure prompt rescue of road crash victims.

He said the commission would continue to do its best to make Nigerians arrive safely at their various destinations whenever they were on the road.

Maureen Ojinaka: is a graduate and a professionally trained journalist, with experience in national news reporting/editing and verification at the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a media subscriber of the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. Our journalists are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and they strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor[at]nnn.com.ng

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