No fewer than 7,698 traffic offenders have been arrested in Ogun State by the Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC.

The Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Clement Oladele, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Ota, Ogun.

“A total of 7, 698 offenders were booked for various offences in first quarter of 2019,”

According to him, the number of erring drivers arrested reduced by two per cent with 7, 698 from 7, 868, during the same period in 2018.

He maintained that Corps’ will ensure that highways were safe for the public through intensive public enlightenment campaign.

The FRSC boss urged motorists to desist from driving against traffic and adhere strictly to average speed limit, especially when approaching construction sites.

The sector commander listed the prevalent offences among the erring drivers to include speed limit, tyre, non-use of seat belt and speed limiter device violations.

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