SAFETY ON ROADS: OGUN ASSEMBLY SUMMONS TRACE, OTHERS

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The Speaker, Ogun State House of Assemby,Rt Hon Olakunle Oluomo has directed the State Commandant of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) and the Management of the Motor Traffic Department of the Nigeria Police Force to appear before the Whole House on Wednesday, 15th, July, 2020 by 10:00am at the Assembly’s Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

The invitation, the Speaker noted, was meant to find a lasting solution to the recklessness of drivers of heavy duty vehicles plying the Iyana Mortuary-OGTV-Ajebo roads and other parts of the State as raised under Personal Explanation by a member representing Odeda State Constituency, Assemblyman Oludaisi Elemide at plenary on Thursday .

According to the Speaker , the 9th Assembly was ready to amend the TRACE Law to spell out stringent measures, including the need to prosecute erring drivers and ensure the enforcement of the installation speed limiters in their articulated vehicles to check their excesses including overspeeding and harassment of other road users.

In the same vein, the Speaker has directed the State Commissioner for Agriculture and the State Committee on Anchor Borrowers’ Programme to appear before the lawmakers to brief the Assembly about their activities on Tuesday, 14th July, 2020 by 11:00pm at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

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