By Ramatu Garba
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) together with Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday in Kano flagged off ‘Operation Eagle Eye’operation to deal with highway emergencies.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) stories that the operation was an initiative of NEMA in collaboration with the lead Agency, FRSC with help and help of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) and the Nigeria Red Cross Society.
Speaking on the event, the NEMA Kano Head of operations, Malam Nura Abdullahi stated the train was geared toward rescue actions and strict enforcement of visitors guidelines and rules as a part of measures to enlighten highway customers throughout and after the yuletide.
According to him, the principle goal of the train was additionally to sensitize motorists, highway unions, passengers and the general public to stick to visitors guidelines and rules.
He stated the initiative was additionally geared toward complementing different stakeholders particularly the Federal Road Safety Corps in tackling highway accidents within the nation.
He stated NEMA officers and stakeholders that included FRSC, NSCDC and NRCS can be stationed in strategic locations to observe and guarantee non reckless driving, sensitize drivers to be reasonable on their pace restrict and keep away from drunken behaviour.
NAN stories that throughout the flag-off of the train, leaflets on secure driving had been distributed to drivers alongside the ever-busy Kano-Zaria highway. (NAN)