FCTA Warns Security Agencies, Trailer Drivers Against Traffic Violation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has warned security agencies and trailer drivers, driving into, or leaving the Federal Capital Territory against violation of traffic rules and regulations on major highways.

Chairman of the FCT Ministerial Task Team on Traffic Decongestion , Mr. Ikharo Attah, gave the warning during a presentation at a meeting with security agencies and other stakeholders in Abuja .

Mr Attah on the occassion revealed that most of the gridlocks on major roads in parts of the territory were caused by uniform men, and in some cases trailer drivers.

Attah who expressed concern over the attitude of some uniform men that often drove against traffic during peak period, noted that such act leads to unnecessary gridlocks on the major highways.

The task team chairman also pointed out that the refusal of some trailer drivers from moving during peak hours compounded the traffic situation along Abuja-Keffi road axis.

Mr Attah while advising motorists to desist from parking their vehicles indiscriminately at an accident scenes, said such act along major highways often create additional problems.

The meeting concluded with a resolve that stakeholders come up with a blueprint on how to tackle the perennial gridlocks on the Abuja-Keffi road axis.

Remi Johnson/Abuja

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