Enugu: We’ve reduced number of road accidents – FRSC

The The FRSC Enugu State Command reported a successful decrease in road accidents in the state from January 1 to November 30, 2023.

Adeyemi Sokunbi, the state sector commander, stated that the number of persons involved in crashes was reduced to 763 in 2023, compared to 1,576 in 2022.

Additionally, the number of vehicles involved in road crashes decreased to 174 in 2023 from 314 in 2022.

“The number of Road Traffic Crashes (RTC) reduced to 108 in 2023 as against 186 in 2022, and the number of fatalities reduced to 35 in 2023 as against 49 in 2022,” Sokunbi said.

Furthermore, fatalities were reduced to 438 in the stated period in 2023, down from 646 in 2022.

Sokunbi attributed the significant reduction in accidents to the consistent efforts made by the FRSC in engaging transport stakeholders and the general public.

According to him, “We appreciate the FRSC Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu, and the FRSC South-East Zonal Commander, Assistant Corps Marshal, Isaac Ameh, for providing guidance and logistics for the robust stakeholders’ engagement to be possible.”

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