Chairman of the Delta State Council of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Comrade Chief Ifeanyi Obi gave the commendation while speaking on the activities of transporters during Easter.
He observed that the roads were okay and where there were potholes, such areas were filled and it greatly reduced the rate of accidents on the roads during the celebration.
He also, observed that Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) also lived up to expectations as they controlled traffic and ensured that there was no traffic jam on the road, especially, on the Niger bridge, emphasizing that commuters and motorists who travelled to the East will attest to the fact that they had a better, smoother movement during this year’s Easter.
“Our government is living up to expectation, our roads were made better because of the Easter and road safety people performed better this year as they ensured free flow of traffic,” Comrade Obi said.
He also, thanked drivers for their patience, stating that patience is very important in driving as a second of it can save a lot of lives, disclosing that the Union also, carried out a lot of sensitization of drivers to ensure that they were safety conscious during the season.
According to him, “we told our drivers not to drive recklessly, we ensured that any driver with bad tires did not load from the parks and we have a good reason to thank God that we did not witness bad situations on our roads during the celebration.”