Leadership (Abuja)

2 February 2014

Nigeria: FRSC Redeploys Four Deputy Corps Marshals

As part of on-going repositioning and re-alignment towards realising its 2014 strategic goals, the Federal Road Safety Commission has re-deployed four Deputy Corps Marshals.

According to the FRSC's public education officer, Corps Commander Jonas Agwu, the recent exercise is in partial fulfillment of the Commission's projection to achieve a 15 per cent reduction in road crashes and 25 per cent decrease in fatalities by the end of 2014, and it also affected four Assistant Corps Marshals and two Corps Commanders.

Agwu further said, "Details of the redeployment of the senior officers indicate that Deputy Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi who was before this development, in charge of the Operations Department, has been moved to the Motor Vehicle Administration department while Deputy Corps Marshal Garba Danjuma, moves over to the Operations department from the Motor Vehicle Administration Department.

"Also, there was a swap of portfolios with the Deputy Corps Marshal, Training, Standards and Certification, Chidi Nwachukwu moving over to the Administration and Human Resources department while Deputy Corps Marshal Adei Abu leaves the Administration and Human Resources department to take over affairs at the Training, Standards and Certification department".

Agwu stressed that the former Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Lagos Zonal Command headquarters, Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM), Ademola Lawal, is now in charge of administrative matters of the command as now heads the Administration and Strategy Section of the Operations department at the national headquarters while the former Zonal Commanding Office in charge of the Abuja Zonal Command Headquarters in Gwagwalada, Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) Austin Aipo, will handle operational matters at the command, Administration and Strategy Section of the same Operations department.

Similarly, the former Zonal Commanding Officer at Yola Zonal Command Headquarters, Assistant Corps Marshal Bitrus Darwang has been redeployed to Bauchi as Zonal Commanding Officer while Assistant Corps Marshal Abubakar Ringim, who was formerly at Bauchi, moves over to Yola as Zonal Commanding Officer.

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