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Bauchi To Establish Accident Emergency Centre

Posted: Dec 9, 2015 at 2:28 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu, Bauchi

Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar,  has unveiled the state governments plan to establish an emergency centre for victims of road accidents to save lives of the citizens.

Abubakar disclosed this on Wednesday in Bauchi  during the opening ceremony of the  Federal Road  Safety Corps 2015 Zonal workshop, tagged  ” Marshalling resources for improved stakeholders consultation”.

According to the Governor, the centre  when established will be manned by the officers of the federal road safety corp and men of the state fire service.

Abubakar who expressed concern over the loss of lives and properties  as a result of road crashes, said that government will soon embark on the construction of new roads and rehabilitation of existing ones.

He  commended the federal road safety corp and the road marshals towards reducing crashes .

The Governor said  the government has approved the supply of drugs to FRSC clinics in the state to enhances its services.