As part of efforts to re-position the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jonas Agwu, a Corps Commander in charge of Lagos Sector Command, was, at the weekend, appointed the Corps’ Public Education Officer at the National Headquarters, Abuja.
Jonas is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR). His appointment was part of a general redeployment of senior officers of the Corps to various formations of the FRSC.
Also, two Zonal Commanding Officers were redeployed as well as 13 Sector Commanders and 84 Unit Commanders.
Out of the 13 Sector Commanders, eight were appointed newly while five were redeployed. Of the eight sector commanders, six were appointed directly from the Commission’s Management.
According to the Deputy Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi kazeem, Nseobong Akpabio, a Corps Commander who held fort as Corps Public Education Officer, has swapped position with Agwu, taking over as Lagos Sector Commander.
Also, former Corps Transport Standardisation Officer, Kayode Olagunju, a Corps Commander, has been posted to Rivers State as Sector Commander. Meanwhile, his predecessor, Mary Wakawa, a Corps Commander, is now new Sector Commander for Ondo State.
In the same vein, Dennis Terrang, an Assistant Corps Marshal, who was Zonal Commanding Officer in Bauchi, is now in charge of Special Duties at the National Headquarters, Abuja. Similarly, Chike Nwaka, an Assistant Corps Marshal of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command Headquarters, has been re-appointed Enugu Zonal Commanding Officer.
Kayode Fanola who was Corps Secretary, a Corps Commander, is now the new Sector Commander, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; while Kenneth Nwaegbe, a Corps Commander, has been posted to Edo as the Corps Planning Officer.
Former Corps Medical and Rescue Officer, Olu-Mike Olagunju, a Corps Commander, is now Sector Commander for Kaduna State as Shehu Zaki, former Corps Intelligence Officer, a Corps Commander, becomes Kano State Sector Commander.
Other affected officers include Udoma Francis, posted from Kaduna to Nasarawa; Henry Olatunji, from Abia to Bauchi; A. Adeboye, from Ondo to Osun, and Sunday Maku, from Osun to Plateau. E.N Obot, a former Head, Operations, in Delta State is now Acting Sector Commander, Abia State; while E.E. Ekekwe of the headquarters’ Administration is now Acting Sector Commander, Ebonyi State.
Meanwhile, all the 18 Unit Commanders in Lagos and some other Unit Commanders of major corridors have also been re-deployed.