- FRSC personnel have been warned not to collect bribe
- The warning was given corps marshal Boboye Oyeyemi
- Going further, he also advised officers to support the federal government
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Personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has warned officers of the corps to desist from collecting bribe from motorists.
The Corps Marshal gave the warning in Lagos on Friday, October 9, during the Pulling Out Parade of an Assistant Corps Marshal and the Zonal Commanding Officer, Lagos and Ogun, Mr Imoh Etuk.
Oyeyemi who was represented by the Zonal Commanding Officer RS 11 HQ Osogbo, Assistant Corps Marshal Godwin Ogagaoghene.
He said that collecting bribe from over-loaded vehicles could lead to accidents on the highway.
Going further, he advised officers to support the federal government to achieve its aim of minimising road crashes in the country.
“Every officer that joins the service must have at the back of his or her mind that there will be a day of exit. What you do within the time of entry and exit matters because that is the legacy you are leaving behind.
“People will remember you for what you did and things you didn’t do. If you want to leave a good legacy, be diligent in your duties.
“The commission will remember him for the good legacy and team work he exhibited while in service and the good things he has done for Nigerians.
“We prayed that as he embarks on another phase of life, God will grant him success in all his endeavours.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday, August 27, said it has arrested 25 people suspected to be drivers’ license and vehicle particulars fraudsters.
The anti-corruption agency made this known in a statement by its spokesperson, Azuka C. Ogugua, which was obtained by Legit.ng.
The ICPC spokesman said the drivers’ license fraudsters were nabbed in Lagos state after a collaborative effort with the Department of State Services (DSS) and Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).
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