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UNICEF Visits Rivers FRSC, Solicit For More Colaboration

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The representatives of Port Harcourt branch of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) led by Mr Hesham Gewely, yesterday - Wednesday, July 7, paid a courtesy visit to the Rivers State Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to further strengthening the existing relationship and collaboration between the two agencies. 

Mr Hesham, while speaking, thanked FRSC for its full support with the agency.

He said he was a Brigadier in the Egyptian Police and  a member of the International Police, saying he is currently the Chief Security Officer of UNICEF coordinating the Middle East and other countries. 

"Am in Nigeria to study how to improve the agency's activity. I had in company of Mr Ahmad Elhakim and Mr Raymond Ohanagoro, the latter Port Harcourt Office Chief. 

"My office will always need the assistance of the Corps whenever the need arises towards improving our activitiesm

The Sector Commander, CC Salisu Umar Galadunci, in his response, gave a brief history of FRSC, the reason that necessitated it's Inauguration in 1988 and successes recorded so far since its inception. 

The Sector Commander also informed the team of the World Bank Intervention programs and that of UN Conventions that resulted in significantly reducing RTCs on the nation's highways. 

He in addition gave an overview of specific FRSC activities aimed at improving the lives of children like introduction of road safety education to pupils through the  Youth Safety Education (YSE) and introduction of the School Bus System and implementation of UN Conventions that gave birth to activities of Safe To Load initiative.

Corps Commander Galadunci, finally thanked UNICEF and other UN Agency's for their collaboration with FRSC towards improvement of Road Safety in Nigeria.

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