By: The tochlightafrica News

For safety-conscious on the roads, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has inuagurated the State Road Safety Advisory Council ( SaRSAC ).

The inuaguration was held at Cocoa Conference Hall, Governor’s Office, Alagbaka Akure on Monday.

The newly inuagurated SaRSAC is expected to effectively collaborate on strategic efforts and shared responsibilities towards achieving an appreciable level and reduction in road fatalities in the State.

Inuagurating the Council on behalf of the Governor, Ondo State Deputy Governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa who is also the Chairman of the Council said, “SaRSAC like in other states of Nigeria is to provide an integrated and synchronized framework for road safety across the country as agent, a situation in which different levels of government work at for the same purpose” .

“SaRSAC’s key responsibilities is to ensure health and safety on our roads by harnessing resources to achieve the desired outcome”, he said

“You are expected to ensure co-ordination between the State and Local Governments towards achieving road safety targets”.

The Council was equally charged to stimulate improvement in road safety management while engendering a higher road safety standard.

Governor Akeredolu, therefore solicited maximum cooperation from Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC ) in ensuring the functionality of those inuagurated, while also guiding against abuse of power.

The inuagurated SaRSAC members are,

A – Ondo State Deputy Governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa — Chairman.

B– Commissioner for Infrastructures, Lands and Housing, Engr Raimi Aminu — member.

C– Commissioner for Health, Dr Banji Ajaka — member.

D — Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice , Sir Titiloye Charles — Member.

E — Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Pastor Femi Agagu — member.

F — Commissioner for Finance, Hon Wale Akinterinwa — member.

G — Commissioner for Environment, Hon Sunday Akinwalere — member.

H — Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan — member.

I — Special Adviser on Transport, Barrister Tobi Ogunleye — member.

J — State FRSC sector commander, Ezekiel SonAllah — Secretary.

In attendance at the inuaguration are, Secretary To the State Government, Princess Oladunni Odu, Chief of Staff to Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, Head of Service, Pastor John Adeyemo, Commissioner of Information and Orientation, Hon Donald Ojogo, Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr ( Mrs ) Olubunmi Oshadaun, Special Adviser on Education, Dr. Mrs. Wunmi Ilawole, other members of the State Cabinet, Deputy Chief of Staff, Prince Segun Omojuwa, officers of the State command of FRSC and others.

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