Lockdown: FRSC turns back 791 vehicles from Lagos, Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has turned back 791 vehicles from Ogun and Lagos States’ boundaries within five days, while enforcing the federal government’s restriction on interstate movements.

Samuel Obayemi, the FRSC Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of the two states, disclosed this is in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos yesterday.

Mr Obayemi, an Assistant Corps Marshal, said the operatives of the corps turned back 149 vehicles at the Lagos boundaries and 642 vehicles at Ogun boundaries between Monday, the first day of the lockdown ease, and Friday.

According to him, the corps recorded nine road traffic crashes that claimed three lives and injured 26 persons during the period.

“We will continue to do our jobs of enforcing of the federal government ban on interstate movement except for essential services or commodities,” Obayemi said. (NAN)

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