The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has commended the staff of the Corps for the commitment they showed during the last end of year special patrol, saying their excellent performances impacted positively on the special operations. He urged them to rededicate themselves for greater challenges in the new year.
Oyeyemi gave the commendation while addressing joint parade of officers and marshals at the FRSC National Headquarters Abuja on Monday. The Corps Marshal used the parade which was the first in the new year to review last year’s activities of the Corps and urged the staff not to rest on their oars. While conceding that there were some setbacks in the special patrol exercise, the Corps Marshal expressed satisfaction with the general conduct of the staff and output across the country.
In the press release signed by the Corps Public Education Officer, Corps Commander Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Marshal gave an overview of the ongoing global road safety campaign under the auspices of the UN Decade of Action For Road Safety: 2011-2020, stating that the campaign would end at the end of this year and would transit to another decade of campaign from 2020-2030. He called on the staff to prepare well for the tasks ahead pointing out that the Corps has done very well in the pillars of the ongoing campaign.
On 2019 promotion exercise, the Corps Marshal congratulated all the officers and marshals that benefited from the exercise, noting that the success rate in the just concluded exercise was the highest ever recorded by the Corps. He expressed optimism that staff would continue to do their best in subsequent exercises, announcing that the 2020 promotion exercise has already been activated commencing with that of the Deputy Corps Marshal and assured that Management will continue to improve on the process in line with its policy of Consultation, Reward and Punishment.
Speaking on the National Traffic Radio, the Corps Marshal stated that the station is currently undergoing test transmission to make it a useful instrument for road traffic management in the country. He called on all staff to make it a point of duty to always tune in to the station either through their radio sets or online transmission by downloading the application.
The Corps Marshal further urged staff of the Corps to take issues of their health seriously by embarking on regular physical fitness exercise and visiting hospital for necessary checkups to detect ailments that could undermine their health status on time. He called on every staff to identify with the progress of the Corps by thinking outside the box and coming up with useful ideas, reminding the staff that the organisation would become 32 year on 18 February this year.
Corps Marshal’s 2020 Inaugural Parade Held At The National Headquarters on Monday, 27 January 2020