The Federal Government will rehabilitate and replace the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) facilities and operational vehicles destroyed during the #EndSARS protests, The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) has assured.
The SGF Boss Mustapha, gave the assurance on Thursday in Abuja during the inauguration of the corps’ newly acquired 16 patrol vehicles, two ambulances and one big tow truck.
Mustapha noted that many facilities of the FRSC were destroyed during the protests. “This is regrettable because the function to which these vehicles and equipment are put is for the good of the people of this country, for their safety and well-being.
“I want to express deep regret over the unfortunate incidence that happened within the period of the EndSARS protests.
“From the information that I have, FRSC in about eight commands plus the FCT suffered great losses. I have also looked at what the corps has been able to procure so far.
“I want to assure you that we will look into your plight, especially the need to provide operational vehicles so that you can meet the targets set by the UN resolutions on safety in our country,’’ Mustapha said.
The FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, said that 28 vehicles of the corps were destroyed during the protests.