The Federal Government has disclosed plans to implement a new regulation in the transportation industry to guarantee that drivers fully comply with the usage of vehicle safety kits.
The Minister of Transportation, Saidu Alkali made disclosure on Thursday, at a road safety and car safety kit usage awareness workshop hosted by the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria.
ADULAWO News reports that the minister disclosed that if drivers followed basic road etiquette, countless lives could be saved.
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The Minister who was represented by the Director, Road Transport and Mass Transit Administration in the ministry, Musa Ibrahim, said, “This initiative is a welcome development. We want to thank President Bola Tinubu for creating an investment atmosphere to allow our brothers from West Africa Automobile Services Limited to come to the country to invest.
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“We will ensure that in no distance time, we will put in a policy to aid the use of safety kits and make the scheme a success. We know the number of lives that would have been safe if there were safety kits.”