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FRSC Inaugurates OGITECH Unit Special Marshals

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The Ogun State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has inaugurated Ogun Institute of Technology (OGITECH), Igbesa unit of Special Marshals to compliment efforts of the agency's Regular Marshals on proclaiming the gospel of safety and enforcement in the state.

Speaking while decorating the 25 the newly Special Marshals, the state's Sector Commander, CC Ahmed Umar, charged them to be modest, committed to duties and work with regular personnel without conflicts. He added that they are to compliments the regular marshals operations not as rivals.

He urged the Special Marshals to engage in spreading road safety campaigns in schools, churches, religious homes motor parks and market places.

CC Umar enjoined the Special Marshals to leverage on existing synergies between FRSC and other sister agencies to make their work easy and through this, the Corps would achieve its target of reducing traffic crashes, he added.

In addition, the Sector Commander reminded the Special Marshals that their primary assignment is to safe lives and properties from perishing on the road. Appealed to them to abstain from all forms of Indiscipline especially bribery and corruption that could tarnished the image of the Corps.

Idiroko Unit Commander, Assistant Corps Commander, Akinwunmi Olaluwoye, encouraged the Special Marshals to be steadfast and not turning their kits to decorations or status to be displaying around.

He urged them to be more effective and proactive in traffic control and its enforcement to eradicate the menace, causing by motorists that usually lead to road crashes.

The OGITECH Rector, Engr. Dr. (Mrs) Olufunke Olanike Akinkurolere FNSE, who is also the Unit Coordinator, ably represented due to work exigencies by Dr. Balogun Samuel, appreciated the Sector Commander, Unit Commander and other officers present, assures that the unit would not disappoint the commission but to discharge their duties satisfactorily as prescribed by the regulations.

The State Coordinator, Elder Solomon Adeniyi, encouraged the new unit team to maintain integrity in discharging duties. He said Kits are not allowed to display in vehicles, saying anyone caught with such act will be sanctioned accordingly. 

He said all Special Marshals are expected in accordance with FRSC rules to engage in patrols, public enlightenment and enforcement of road traffic rules and regulations.

Agbara Divisional Police Officer, SP Saleh Dahiru and his counterpart in Igbesa, SP Adeniji Gabriel, advised them not to treat their kits as Christmas uniform but a work- tools. They charged them to work with conscience and maintain personal security first while on duty.

The representative of Agbara Division of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Commander Ayanwale, urged the Special Marshals to be diligent and act as ambassadors of FRSC while on duty. 

Agbara Divisional Head of Vehicle Inspection Officer, Engr Ojelade Babatunde counsels the new special marshals to see their new task as a call to duty which is to be done efficiently. "Ensure you are sound in health before you set out for duty," Engr Babatunde advised the personnel.

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