Ember Months: FRSC to offer free medical checkups, eye tests to drivers in Taraba

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Ember Months: FRSC to offer free medical checkups, eye tests to drivers in Taraba

Ember Months: FRSC to offer free medical checkups, eye tests to drivers in Taraba

In order to reduce road fatalities during the Yuletide season, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Taraba state has finalized plans to offer free medical check-ups and eye tests for commercial and private car drivers in the state.

The Taraba Sector Commander, Selina Williams, disclosed this in a statement over the weekend in Jalingo, the state capital.

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According to the statement, the free medical intervention would be conducted on September 22, 2021, at the official Flag off of the ember months public awareness campaign in the state.

Selina urged both commercial and private car drivers to come forward and benefit from the free medical services to be offered by the corps as it will ensure safety on the highways and reduce accidents.

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The 2021 ember months campaign with the theme ‘Maintain Safety Speed, Avoid Night Travels and Enjoy Quality Road Experience’ would hold at Owoniyi Motor Park Jalingo by 10: 00 am,” it stated.

The statement further explained that Taraba state Governor, Darius Ishaku would Flag off the campaign at the event.

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