The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Gombe State Command, has warned against underage driving in the state.
Mr Ibrahim Hassan, the Public Relations
Officer of FRSC in the state gave the warning on Saturday while sensitising motorists in Zambuk Community, Yamaltu Deha Local Government Area of the state.
Hassan said that FRSC personnel were in the community as part of the command’s mandate to enlighten motorists on safety
of lives and safe road-Use.
“We are here in line with the directive by
our Sector Commander, Ishaku lbrahim to
ensure that we create more awareness to
increase more knowledge of road safety
rules among motorists.
He said that the command had noticed that some children below the age of driving now ride motorcycles, tricycles and even taxis, saying “it is an offence”.
“Enforcement has been tightened in that
regard, hence, the sensitisation to let
residents know that such was an
According to him, the corps has prioritised enlightenment so that whenever anyone is booked, he or she will not say they are unaware of their offence.
Alhaji lbrahim Adamu, the District Head of
Zambuk while commending FRSC, tasked
motorists to always adhere to road safety
rules to avoid accidents and loss of lives
on the roads.
Adamu called for similar sensitisation to0
be carried out across the state as
motorists often ply different communities
to ensure that everyone was carried