Yuletide: PFA Partners FRSC on Road Safety Promotion

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Ebere Nwoji

Future Unity Glanvils Pensions Limited ( FUG), is partnering the Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC) in ensuring accident free yuletide.

The Pension Fund manager, recently donated 500 reflective jackets, 20,000 copies of safety information leaflets on tire titled ‘know your tire’ as well as leaflets on speed limit device to the commission.

Presenting the devices to the corps in his office in Lagos, Managing Director FUG Pensions, Usman Suleman said the items were delivered to the FRSC to support them to ensure accident free road during this year’s Yuletide.

He said FUG, has built the culture of partnering with community projects adding that it has partnered Lions club in renovating schools in Lagos, partnered with another organisation in providing support for orphanage homes.

“It is in that sense that this year, when we got the information on partnering with the FRSC, we were happy because partnership is one of our core values and we always look at the project because we will want to ensure that during ember month, we carry out activities on road to ensure safety of people traveling to their destination,” he stated.
He said the reflective jackets, would help road Marshal on the highway to control speed and reckless driving as when they put on the reflective jackets, road users will know they are present on the road and as such, they will drive carefully and at limited speed.

According to him, the information leaflet on speed limit device, will be distributed to road users.
Suileman also said the information brochure on usage and maintenance of tyre will also be distributed to road users to educate them on use of tyre.

He observed that many vehicle owners don’t know that tire has expiry date as such, they buy second hand tire that have expired and put them on roads.
He said the tire information brochure, will enable the corps ensure that motorists get educated in tire maintenance gauging and expiry dates.

Receiving the items, a representative of the Sector Commander FRSC Lagos, Eniola’s Ajayi, said the key point in the corps relationship with FUG Pensions ws partnership.

She said the FRSC values it more than any other thing.
He said road safety job is a share responsibility by everybody and called on all Nigerians to ensure that safety on the roads work.

He said the message on road safety should be spread to churches, mosque,and every public place adding that all months of the year are the same and that there is no difference between ember months often associated with heavy road accidents and other months of the year.