The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Anambra State Chapter, has called on to the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in the state to help them in stopping Corps members from night trips, particularly beyond 6:00pm. Loan.
The NYSC State Coordinator, Mr. Kehinde Aremu made the call on Tuesday during a courtesy visit to the command in furtherance of the existing collaboration between the two agencies.
Aremu expressed grateful to the command for ensuring that Corps members got to their destinations during the period of lockdown occasioned by the Covid19 pandemic.
“We want you to discourage Corps Members from night travels, especially beyond 6:00pm, so as to avoid Road Traffic Crashes and other security threats.
“We will also appreciate more corps members to serve as Road Safety Ambassadors by preaching road safety during their service year, as well as Intensive lecture Road safety lecture for Corps members on Road Safety during their camping.
In response, FRSC Sector Commander, Andrew Kumapayi noted that the Corps members had been instrumental to the success of enlightenment campaigns by his Command in the State. Get loan.
He praised the accomplishments of NYSC in Anambra State which he attributed to the purposeful and focused leadership of the Coordinator and staff of the Scheme.
He also lauded NYSC member’s enthusiasm in the area of sensitization of road users and their creative ingenuity in carrying out Community Services Development (CDS) activities.
However, on the night trip plea by the NYSC State Coordinator, Kumapayi promised to ensure that Corps members were not allowed to travel at late hours. He said “I am determined to ask any one of them found at such times to disembark. Such a person to travel in daylight.”
He further expressed a willingness to personally visit the orientation camp to sensitize corps members on their expected roles with regards to their safety and that of others on the roads. Loan
Expressing appreciation for the visit, the FRSC boss requested for more collaboration especially in encouraging more corps members in participating in NYSC Road Safety Clubs, as they usually help in traffic control and public enlightenment.