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BREAKING: FRSC Sends Strong Message To Nigerians Over December 15

FRSC Sends Strong Message To Nigerians Over December 15

FRSC Sends Strong Message To Nigerians Over December 15

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, had disclosed plans to open the bridge for traveling motorists during the Christmas and New Year festive period.

Nigeria’s safety agency, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has issued a traffic advisory ahead of the December 15 scheduled by the Federal government to open the Second Niger Bridge for use during this year’s yuletide.

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, had disclosed plans to open the bridge for traveling motorists during the Christmas and New Year festive period.

In a statement on Wednesday, the Federal Controller of works in Delta State, Jimoh Olawale, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the bridge which according to him is 95 percent completed will be opened for 30 days starting from December 15, 2022 to January 15, 2023

Sequel to the announcement of the temporary opening of the Bridge, the Sector Commander of FRSC, Anambra State Command, Corps Commander Adeoye A Irelewuyi in a statement by himself notified the motoring public that from December 15, 2022 to January 1, 2023, the new bridge will be open only to motorist and other road users coming from the West to the East through Asaba.

Irelewuyi further noted that from January 2 to 15, 2023, only vehicles moving from the East to the West will be allowed to use the new bridge.

“Members of the public are also informed that Heavy duty Trucks and Trailers will not be allowed to use the new Bridge during this period.

FRSC Sends Strong

“The general public and road users are with this development, advised to cooperate with all traffic Managers to ensure the free flow of traffic during this period.

“FRSC Anambra is collaborating with all relevant agencies to ensure that the gridlock usually experienced at the bridge around this time of the year is completely eradicated.

“We also appeal to all road users to avoid over speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs,” the FRSC boss said.

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