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Social distance enforcement: FRSC arrest 24 commercial vehicles for overloading in Kaduna

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The Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC) in Kaduna State has arrested 24 commercial vehicles between March 30 and April 7, for overloading passengers, contrary to the directive on social distancing.

The Sector Commander, Hafiz Mohammed made the disclosure in an interview with the Nigeria News Agency on Tuesday in Kaduna.

“The Federal Road Safety Corps in Kaduna state has arrested and booked a total of 24 commercial vehicles between March 30 and April 7, for violating the social distance order by overloading their vehicles with excess passengers.”

According to Mohammed, the operation was carried out simultaneously in collaboration with sister security agencies.

“The agencies include;  Nigerian Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, all along Kaduna-Abuja Road, Kaduna- Zaria Road, Zaria-Tashar Yari Road, Kafanchan, Sabon Tasha and Saminaka respectively.”

The sector commander called on motorist to adhere to the social distance order to curtail spread of Coronavirus and protect lives.

“We will continue to enforce the social distance order and any motorists that did not comply, will not be spared,” Mohammed said.

Edited By: Ifeyinwa Okonkwo/Maharazu Ahmed
(NAN)

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