Special Marshals of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State Command have lauded the Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA), for ensuring effective management of traffic on roads, despite the population boom in the state.
In his address, the Oyo State Coordinator of the FRSC Special Marshals, Mr. Adegbotoluwa John, who led a delegation of the leadership of the Marshals on a courtesy visit to the Executive Chairman OYRTMA , Mogaji Akin Fagbemi Ph.D. at the Authority’s Headquarters, Agodi, Ibadan, expressed great satisfaction with the operational policies and procedures of the authority.
The Marshal Coordinator also sought for a more concerted effort between the FRSC Special Marshals and men of OYRTMA in a bid to maintain sanity on the roads and reduce road traffic crashes to its barest minimum if not completely eliminated.
In his response, the OYRTMA Boss, Dr. Fagbemi appreciated the leadership of the Special Marshals and equally commended them for the great humanitarian work they do in the society particularly as it relates to road safety and traffic management in the state.
In his words, Dr. Fagbemi said, “We acknowledge the giant strides of the FRSC Special Marshals particularly as regards the management of traffic at strategic locations across the state. We are happy for this call for further collaborations and I can assure you of our immediate readiness to enhance our existing relationship to better the traffic situation in the state”, Dr. Fagbemi said.
Furthermore, the chairman revealed that, “There would be a special synergy between the FRSC Marshals and the OYRTMA Mayors in the state in a bid to ensure seamless coordination of activities between the two bodies”, he concluded.
During the visit, the State Coordinator, Mr. Adegbotoluwa presented a certificate of participation to Dr. Fagbemi who represented the Executive Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, Engr. ‘Seyi Makinde at the 2021 Sectoral Workshop of the Special Marshals held in Ibadan with the theme “Volunteerism beyond Ember Months: The Role of Special Marshals in Combating RTC”.