FRSC Special Marshals hold 2019 sectoral workshop

The Federal Road Safety Corps SPECIAL MARSHALS, yesterday held her 2019 Annual sectoral workshop with

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FRSC Special Marshals hold 2019 sectoral workshop
2nd left is Ocheja l Ameh. Fsi

The Federal Road Safety Corps SPECIAL MARSHALS, yesterday held her 2019 Annual sectoral workshop with the theme, ''FRSC special marshals Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow''.


The FRSC also did decoration and investiture of honourary five (5) special marshals during the annual sectoral workshop, which took place at Osubi, Delta State.


The Delta State Coordinator, Dickson Amromawhe, in his speech said, ''the Special Marshals is an integral part of the FRSC. At the inception of the federal Road Safety Commission in 1988, the special marshal arm of the corps was created to complement the services of the uniformed marshals.  Non - uniformed members are volunteer men and women of proven integrity with legitimate source of livelihood in the society who have the interest of serving their fatherland.



''There are guidelines that assist the special marshals to know their powers and limitations how to deploy such power for the services of humanity through the preservation of lives and properties on Nigeria Roads. The guidelines also provide that special marshals with the structure of their formations, code of conduct and operation ethics in line with paramilitary status of the corps to comport them for effective service delivery.  Special marshals are proactive, diligent, think global and Oct local while abiding by the provisions of the Federal Road safety corps (Establishment Act 2007).



''He also said ''Our mandate : is  to prevent and minimize road crashes,   create a safety monitoring environment, regulate and coordinate all road traffic and safety management activities through sufficient patrol, prompt rescue  operations,  public enlightenment and other.



''The theme of this year's workshop is ''FRSC SPECIAL MARSHAL YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW ''. May I also use this opportunity to reiterate the importance of this workshop. The foreseeable future of increase on traffic crashes mostly at the ember months call for attention.  The urgent need to pull stakeholders and other road users together with a view to deliberate and proffer solution on the problems and challenges on our roads has become imperative.



''According to a wise man from the East whose constant prayer was that he might see today with the eyes of tomorrow. I pray that our mistakes of yesterday be corrected today as we see today with the eye of tomorrow.



He gave the Point to note as while deliberating on the theme ''yesterday, today and tomorrow''.



He said ''Commercial motorcycle and tricycle operators routes that is prohibited by the state government, Driving against traffic, recklessness of road users, embar month challenges and the health of road safety man".



''We hold the safety of our people mostly on the highway in high priority and also believe that together we shall participant effectively and meaning fully in this workshop''.



He also gave advise to the student present at the occasion when he said, ''see this occasion as an opportunity to imbibe the culture of safety and be able to Impact what you will learn to those you are representing. 



The role and contributions of special marshals to road safety since inception was delivered by CC Ocheja l Ameh. Fsi. Sector Commander Delta State.



''The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, was established on the 18 February, 2018 vide decree 35 of 1992. The amended decree was cited as FRSC Act (CAP 141) LFN 1990. This was reenacted as FRSC (Establishment ) Act, 2007. Under the Act, a body known as the federal Road Safety corps consists of uniformed and non-uniformed members.



In a remark, CC, Ocheja I. Ameh Fsi Sector Commander, Delta State, presented the role and contributions of special marshals to the road safety since inception.



The five Special Marshals decorated include Olorogun Peter Akpofure- Otota of Ughelli Kingdom.  Chief Gabriel Awala- The Uwangue of Warri Kingdom.  Chief Mike Odeli -The Olorogun of Warri Kingdom. Pastor C.O Akpoghene Akpokabaye and Patroness Charity Akparoghene Akpokabaye.

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