At the news conference which was held in Lagos today, the Lagos Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday stated that 128 Nigerians lost their lives in 376 road traffic crashes recorded in the state between January and October 2023.
The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the news conference was organized to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. The Sector Commander said that this day was recognized by the United Nations via Resolution A/60/2005 to remember all the people killed and seriously injured on the roads.
“The annual global advocacy event is designated to recognize and pay respect to the thousands of people who are killed and injured as a result of road traffic crashes.”
“The day is also to sensitize safe road practices”
Mr Babatunde Farinloye, the Lagos State Sector Commander said that “the probable causes of these vehicular crashes are excessive speeding, dangerous driving and overloading.”
Source: The Nation