The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says safety on the high way, is a collective responsibility which should not be left for the government alone.
The Anambra State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, stated this when he led his management team to a courtesy call on an Industrialist, Dr Godwin Okafor, in his office at the Agu-Awka Industrial Layout.
Queen Anigbogu was there for the ABS and reports that Corps Commander Irelewuyi who said that the mandate of the Federal Road Safety Corps, which also applied to Anambra State is to reduce road crashes on the highways, solicited the support of the management of the firm in ensuring safer roads in Anambra State.
He explained the relationship between safe roads and the economy saying that when the roads are safe, there is minimal loss of life and resources.
Mr Irelewuyi pointed out other areas his agency wishes to partner with the company include organizing training programme for their drivers among others areas.
In his response, the Managing Director of the firm DrGodwin Okafor appreciated the Federal Road Safety Corps, for the visit and appealed to them to assist the company for easy movement of its goods from the factories to various destinations.
He mentioned that the company has three factories in Abuja, Lagos and Awka and pledged their support to Federal Road Safety Corps, in ensuring safer roads.
In a vote of thanks, the Assistant Corps Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mrs Okora Awassam, thanked management of the company for previous collaboration with the agency even as they look forward to more partnerships and prayed God to continue to be with the Dr Godwin Okafor even as his business continues to thrive.
Presentation of a plaque by the Federal Road Safety Corps, to Dr Godwin Okafor a one-time President of foam manufactures association of Nigeria was the highlight of the visit.