Accident In Osun State Claimed Nine Lives
FRSC Vehicles on A highway Photo: Twitter/FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission in Osun State said nine persons have lost their lives in various road accidents in the state in January.

The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Peter Oke, said the accidents happened in Osogbo area of the state due to overspeeding, wrongful overtaking and carelessness of drivers.

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“The total number of road traffic accidents for the month of January was 22 leading to the death of nine persons,” he said.

Oke noted that 2151 road traffic offenders were apprehended, out of which 218 were educated about road driving during the period under review.

He further said that no fewer than 1403 persons were issued with driver’s licence in the month under review, adding that the command executed 12 radio and eight television programmes to educate and enlighten the public on the dangers associated with dangerous driving.

Oke warned motorists to always obey traffic regulations, noting that the command would not spare any person caught flouting the law.