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FRSC Commends Tanker Driver For Averting Road Accident, Offers Him Award for Bravery


By Biola Lawal

Abuja: The Federal Road Safety Corps has commended the bravery, courage, and professionalism of Mr Otarigho Ejiro, the Tanker driver who showed heroism by averting what would have been a major catastrophy on our roads.

The Tanker driver’s display of professionalism has endeared the Corps Marshal , Dr Boboye Oyeyemi to bestow upon him an award for rare exhibition of bravery.

According to Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, Dr. Boboye has approved that an award be convered on him at a date to be announced soon.

The Corps Marshal, who received the report of the incident which occured in Agbarho community of the East West road in Ughelli north local government area, of Delta State on Friday described the heroic act as; “patriotic, sacrificial, selfless and highly commendable”.

Dr. Boboye said that the commendation was done to reaffirm the position of the Corps as an agency that does not only punish drivers when they contravened the law, but also commend and appreciate them when they displayed professionalism in driving.

He called on other drivers who convey inflammable products to emulate Mr Ejiro’s courage and professionalism. (Flowerbudnews)