The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has sais at least 2,699 people were killed in road crashes that occurred on Nigerian roads between January and June 2019.
The Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, represented by Deputy Corps Marshal, Julius Asom, disclosed this at the 8th Annual Road Safety Conference and FRSC/KRSD Essay Competition Award organized by Kwapda’as Safety Demand in Keffi, Nasarawa State on Monday.
In total, the FRSC stated that 5,423 crashes were recorded during the period. He also added that no less than 18,198 persons were injured.
The World Health Organization’s 2018 Global Status Report on road safety shows that one out of every four road crashes that occur in Africa are reported in Nigeria.