The 2019 elections are just two weeks away and the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC is getting prepared.

The corps has deployed no fewer than 20, 000 officers and marshals for the upcoming general elections across the country.

The Corps Marshal, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, announced the deployment at the 1st Quarter 2019 Strategy Session with Commanding Officers where they discussed strategic goals and issues of general elections. 

It was held in Abuja on Thursday.

Oyeyemi said the elections were a national assignment that ought to be done with other security outfits and with all sense of responsibility.

He said the 2019 election was the first national assignment to be executed jointly with other security organisations.

The corps marshal said this was necessary to achieve a free and fair election.

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He added that all election activities would be done under the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES).

The corps marshal also said appropriate strategies would be developed to check the prevalence of people driving on the highways without driver’s licence.

He noted that the 2018/2019 Operation Zero Tolerance was one of the most successful in recent times, and that its outcome was connected to the dedication and dutiful disposition of all operatives nationwide.

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