- Some kind FRSC officers assisted a pregnant woman struggling to drive herself to the hospital
- The development was disclosed by the spokesman of the FRSC, Bisi Kazeem
- Kazeem said the FRSC corps marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, has expressed appreciation to the officers for the prompt intervention and rescue services
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Some kind officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Saturday, May 23, assisted a pregnant woman struggling to drive herself to the hospital while experiencing child labour pains.
This was disclosed in a statement by the spokesman of the FRSC, Bisi Kazeem, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the said incident occurred in Lagos at about 2.34pm.
A patrol team belonging to the airport unit command of the FRSC was said to have sighted the pregnant woman as she was driving herself to the hospital.
“She was struggling to drive amidst painful labour and was rushed to a nearby hospital in Ajao Estate, where she was delivered of a baby girl barely three hours later,” the statement partly read.
The FRSC spokesman explained that the gesture displayed by the FRSC patrol team was part of the corps statutory responsibility of saving lives through prompt rescue services on the roads.
According to Kazeem, the FRSC corps marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, has expressed appreciation to the patrol team for the prompt intervention and rescue services.
He said the kind gesture was one among many of such interventions that the operatives of FRSC carry out from time to time when they embark on patrol.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the FRSC on Thursday, May 21, advised Muslim faithful in the country to observe the religious festival indoors.
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Iyanda Taofiq, the FRSC unit commander in Sagamu, Ogun state, said that the directive was in line with the federal government's stay-at-home order aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus.
Taofiq stated: “Observe the government rules and regulations concerning COVID-19 to curb the pandemic.”
He admonished Muslims and all residents in the state to maintain the utmost personal hygiene and social distancing, adding that this is not the time for people to go from place to place in the name of celebration.
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