Nigeria bags African road safety award.

Written by on March 18, 2022

The Federal Government has received a major accolade for its continuous support toward the entrenchment of safety of lives and properties on Nigerian roads.

This is contained in a statement by the Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO) ACM Bisi Kazeem and issued to newsmen on Friday in Abuja.

Kazeem said that the award was also for Nigeria’s commitment to excellence in the implementation of the African road safety action plan between 2011 and 2020.

Nigeria won the Excellence in Road Safety Management award, while Morocco was handed the award for Leadership in Road Safety Data Management, as the Leadership in the Ratification of the Africa Road Safety Charter award, went to Namibia.

In the same vein, Ghana was recognised with the award of Excellence in the implementation of the Africa Road Safety Action Plan, as South Africa went away with the award of Leadership in Mobilising Resources for Road Safety.

The Nigerian Award was received by Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi. Nigerian entourage to the ceremony included the Permanent Secretary, General Services, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation office, who represented the SGF, Dr Maurice Mbaeri and the Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi.

Seun Fakorede

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