The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division Nigerian Army (NA) and Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Major General AE Abubakar has reiterated that 3 Division will continue to partner with the Federal Road Safety Corps towards ensuring maximum safety on highways.
A statement by Lt. Col. Ishaku Takwa, Ag. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 3 Division revealed that General Abubakar made this known today on Friday when the Zonal Commanding Officer Federal Road Safety Corps, Assistant Corps Marshal Clement O Oladele paid a courtesy visit to Headquarters 3 Division Jos.
The statement added that the GOC/Commander noted that key to ensuring and achieving the safety of motorists and road users were education, training and constant awareness of road users. He further stressed the need for strong synergy between the military and paramilitary agencies.
Major General Abubakar is said to have further revealed that, some road accidents were caused by drug abuse, which calls for the role of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.
He said that the task of all agencies would be made easier by cooperation noting that the command philosophy of the leadership of the Nigerian Military was hinged on collaboration and synergy for improved performance to enhance National Security.
Earlier in his remarks, the Zonal Commanding Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Clement Oladele according to the statement commended the timely intervention of the GOC/ Commander OPSH to security breach in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
He is also said to have affirmed the commitment of his leadership towards strengthening the already existing relationship between the FRSC and the military in the state.
The Zonal Commanding Officer further revealed his plan towards ensuring all vehicles have identity plate numbers. This he said will make it easier for security agencies to track criminals on the highways.
The statement stated that the visit ended with the signing of the visitors book and group photograph.