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FRSC Warns Officers Against Chasing Drivers

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The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned its officers against chasing erring motorists no matter the traffic offence committed.

Bisi Kazeem, the FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, gave the warning in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Saturday.

He was reacting to media reports of an accident on Friday in Ibadan following a chase by FRSC officers.

Kazeem told NAN that the Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, frowned at the incident.

“The Corps Marshal, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, condemned the act as it is our rule that officers should not chase any erring motorist.

“Rather the vehicle number should be taken and the offender will in no time be arrested through our drivers’ licence portal.

“As a paramilitary agency, investigation must be carried out and if the officers are found guilty, they will be dealt with accordingly,” Kazeem said.