President Tinubu Appoints New Corp Marshal For FRSC

President Tinubu Appoints New Corp Marshal For FRSC

  • Shehu Mohammed has been appointed as the Corp Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC)
  • President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's appointment was announced in the nation's capital, Abuja on Wednesday, May 22
  • Mohammed's appointment as FRSC Marshal took effect from May 20, 2024, for an initial period of four years

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

FCT, Abuja - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed ACM Shehu Mohammed as the Corp Marshal and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), George Akume, made this known in a letter dated, Monday, May 20th, 2024.

President Tinubu appoints new FRSC marshal
Shehu Mohammed takes over from Dauda Ali Biu as Corps Marshal Photo credit: @officialABAT
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The letter said the appointment is in accordance with Section 7 (1) of the Federal Road Safety Commission Act, 2007 and takes effect from May 20th, 2024, The Nation reports.

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Shehu Mohammed takes over from Dauda Ali Biu as FRSC Corps Marshal.

According to the Guardian, the Director, Information & Public Relations in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Segun Imohiosen, also confirmed the appointment in a statement in Abuja, on Wednesday, May 22.

Imohiosen said the appointment is for an initial period of four years with effect from May 20, 2024 in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Act establishing the Commission.

“President Tinubu tasks the appointee to bring his wealth of experience to bear in his new assignment.”

According to FRSC website, In February 1988, the Federal Government created the FRSC through Decree No. 45 of the 1988 as amended by Decree 35 of 1992 referred to in the statute books as the FRSC Act cap 141 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN). Passed by the National Assembly as Federal Road Safety Commission (establishment) Act 2007.

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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