The Executive Secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE Professor Paulinus C. Okwelle has expressed Commission readiness to partner with Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in training its personnel (drivers) on road usage and effective driving operation
Professor Okwelle, represented by Director Special Duties, Mr. Babatunde Lawrence Aremu stated this when the Unit Commander FRSC, National assembly Unit Command, ACC. Labaran R. Mustapha paid him a courtesy visit on the 1st of February, 2022 in Abuja. Explaining the motive behind the meeting, Labaran said “We are here to share with you the vision and activities of the Corps which will engender better understanding and to share with you our modest contribution to safety and growth of Nigeria in the last 34 years (1988-2022)”
The Unit Commandant said, FRSC Quality Policy is to create a safer monitoring environment thorough compliance with establishment Act 2007, other traffic laws and quality management system standard with a view to continually improving its mode of operation while its vision is to eradicate Road Traffic Crashes and create safe monitoring environments.
Addressing the series of problems plaguing the activities of road users within the Three arms Zone in general and the need for scientific and systematic approach, Labaran, appealed for the support of the Executive secretary, NCCE to prevail to his colleague and other highly respected bureaucrats to have an understanding with the situation and the nature of FRSC work and efforts towards safety for all.
Responding, the NCCE Executive Secretary appreciated the Unit Commandant for the visit, describing it as first of its kind though, he said the Commission has been engaging FRCS services during its annual promotion examinations for staff. He added that NCCE door is always open to partner with FRSC and promised to work with the Corps especially for staff (Drivers) training and development. The Executive Secretary look forward for every meaningful collaboration that will improve safety of lives in general.