Jubilation as Tinubu Decorates New FRSC Marshal Shehu Mohammed in Abuja, Photos Trend

Jubilation as Tinubu Decorates New FRSC Marshal Shehu Mohammed in Abuja, Photos Trend

  • Senator George Akume, on behalf of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said the federal government is expecting much from the new corps marshal of the FRSC
  • While decorating the new corps marshal, Shehu Mohammed, the SGF stated that the position was a sensitive one, required to reduce carnage on Nigerian roads
  • Legit.ng reports that the FG urged Mohammed to use his wealth of experience to bring sanity to the roads

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering public journalism.

FCT, Abuja - Shehu Mohammed, the newly-appointed corps marshal and the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has been decorated.

The decoration of the visibly excited Mohammed was done on Tuesday, May 28, by George Akume, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), on behalf of President Bola Tinubu.

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SGF tasks new FRSC boss on professionalism after decorating him in Abuja
Nigeria's SGF, George Akume, standing in for President Tinubu, officially decorated Shehu Mohammed as the new FRSC corps marshal. Photo credit: Federal Road Safety Corps Nigeria
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Speaking at the lively ceremony, Tinubu charged the new corps marshal to ensure the safety of lives and properties of road users on Nigerian roads.

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He also urged him not to fail in the new responsibility given to him by the federal government.

The president stated that the position of corps marshal was a sensitive responsibility to save the lives of road users, hence the new FRSC boss must not fail, The Nation noted.

According to him, the FRSC was created to check speeding and bad road usage which usually leads to the loss of lives of road users.

The Nigerian leader acknowledged that since the inception of the FRSC, successive governments have put out all efforts to justify their mandates in preventing and saving the lives of road users on Nigerian roads.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that a senior officer of the FRSC, Ibrahim, differentiated between the duties of a corp personnel and that of a vehicle inspection office (VIO) personnel.

In a viral social media video, Ibrahim listed the offences that do not fall under a VIO personnel's jurisdiction while urging motorists to know their rights.

Source: Legit.ng

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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