Luanda — The commander-general of the National Police, commissioner-general Ambrosio de Lemos Wednesday in Luanda defended a cooperation with all fields and sectors involved in road traffic matters to reduce the country's road toll.The National Police commander was speaking at the opening of the National Traffic and Planning Commission meeting.
According to Ambrosio de Lemos, the work must be conducted by traffic officers on their regulation and supervision, in cooperation with the road building companies and those responsible for horizontal and vertical traffic signs.
To this end, the police chief pledged to embark on a working agenda which, according to him, plays a very important role.
The police commander mentioned among others, education and dissemination of all issues related to road accidents.
He added that matters related to road fatality are worrying, as it (road accidents) ranks second among the causes of death in Angola, after malaria.
As an example, Ambrosio de Lemos alluded to the road accident that happened recently in the coastal Kwanza Sul province that claimed 41 lives.