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Easter: Corps Marshal, Oyeyemi urges motorists to observe maximum safety standards, felicitates with Christians



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The Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety Corps,  Dr.  Boboye Oyeyemi has urged motorists in Nigeria to strictly adhere to the respective lockdown orders and observe maximum safety and health standard in this Easter celebration,  2020.  

In a statement on Friday in Abuja,  Dr. Oyeyemi while felicitating with the Christian faithfuls, insisted that vehicles should not be overloaded in the face of rising case of COVID-19 in the country. 

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According to Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, “all personnel have been adequately briefed on the imperatives of sustaining the tempo on the ongoing enforcement on overloading of vehicles and mandatory adherence to the social distance directive by all passengers on board”, especially as the country continues to battle the deadly virus.  

However,  emphasis will be high on Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory which have the highest number of victims.

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Oyeyemi also urged Christian faithfuls to reflect on the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Christ, while beckoned on them to manifest love,  care and obedience to established laws so as to portray the lessons of the Holy Week in positive light. 

He noted that the Corps will continue to sustain all arrangement on the lockdown as enforcement  on all forms of overloading of vehicles and social distance order is still on, even during and beyond the celebration period as the country cannot risk unwanted spread of the virus beyond what has been recorded at the moment.

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While urging them to stay at home and stay alert, the Corps Marshal further called on Nigerians to cooperate with law enforcement agents and ensure maximum compliance with  all directives on restrictions and social distance.


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