28 April 2021 By Kayode Oyedare
The Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC is seeking the support of the Nigeria Police to stop the use of Spy number plates and number plates coverage as part of measures to check criminal activities in the country.
The Corps Marshal of FRSC Dr Boboye Oyeyemi who stated this while receiving the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Usman Baba who paid a visit to the FRSC Headquarters in Abuja also explained that indiscriminate use of Siren by private individuals was of great concern to the Commission.
While appreciating the support of the Nigeria Police in ensuring Safety of FRSC Formations across the country and prompt response during emergencies, Dr Oyeyemi called for more synergy in intelligence sharing to enhance security network in the country.
He also commended the Nigeria Police for the professional way in investigating and arresting kidnappers that abducted and killed some FRSC Personnel last year in Nasarawa state while on their way for a course in Enugu.
Dr Oyeyemi pledged that FRSC would continue to make available its National Data Base to all Security Agencies in tracking Stolen Vehicles and other issues threatening National Security.
In a remark, The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Usman Baba pledged to support the proposed Redesigning of Spy number plate and other initiatives that would assist the Police in checking crime.
The Acting Inspector General of Police however advocated more collaboration in the area of capacity building to make Nigerian Roads Safer for Socio Economic Activities.