NEMA lauds Buhari over road construction nationwide
Alhaji Mustapha Maihaja, Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for roads construction across the country.
Maihaja made the commendation during the flag off of 2018 Operation Eagle Eye, Safety Above All initiated by the agency on Saturday in Yola.
He said the several roads construction embarked upon by the present administration had drastically reduced the rate of accident.
Maihaja,who was represented by Abani Garki, the Yola head of operation of the agency, said that the aim of the programme was to compliment and support the effort of Federal Roads Safety Commission.
” The Agency commends the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari for constructing many high ways nationwide which has drastically reduced the rate of accidents.
” And the core objective of flagging off this programme is to sensitise and create awareness for road users to obey rules and regulations of roads, ” Maihaja said.
He said from now up to 2019, the officers of the agency would be patrolling and sensitising road users to ensure hitch-free Christmas and other festivities.
Malam Idris Fika, the Head of Operation, Adamawa Sector Command of the FRSC, thanked the agency for the compliment.
Fika said the command would collaborate and give maximum support to any agency towards ensuring safety use of the roads and protection .
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that among the participants at the occasion include Nigerian Civil Defense and Nigeria Red Cross.