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December 8, 2023

Anambra FRSC set to deploy surveillance cameras for road patrol

The Sector Commander of the FRSC in Anambra, Mr. Adeoye Irelepwuyi has hinted on the move to deploy surveillance cameras for effective patrols in the state. He made this known while addressing newsmen at the Command’s headquarters in Awka, Anambra State.


He said when deployed, the surveillance cameras will go a long way in protecting their personnel and road users as well, as it will transmit real time to the command’s headquarters in Abuja.


In the same vein, the Sector Commander stated that the FRSC was set up as an agency against corruption and stated that the arms of the law will deal decisively with any of its personnel found culpable.


Furthermorehesaidthatin the past seven months of his assumption of duty as the Sector Commander Anambra State, the Command had grappled with several challenges which hindered their operations.


However, during this period, he said that the Command collaborated with other agencies to help conduct a successful and well acclaimed gubernatorial election in Anambra State.


“We thank God for the relative calm we are experiencing today. From May 2021 to November 2021, the command arrested a total of 5, 503 offenders with 6, 687 offences (most prevalent offence being seat belt violation (SUV), three offenders were prosecuted and jailed within the period.”


Irelepwuyi, however, said that Anambra Sector Command also recorded a total of 110 road traffic accidents with 27 of them fatal, claiming a total of 37 lives within the sevenmonth period while 239 people were injured

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