Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC has deployed 1, 500 personnel and 35 vehicles including tow trucks as part of preparations towards ensuring a smooth conduct of the forthcoming off-cycle governorship election in Imo, Kogi and Bayelsa.
This is contained in a statement by the Deputy Corps Marshal Corps Public Education Officer Bisi Kazeem in Abuja.
Kazeem quoted the FRSC Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu as ordering operatives of the Corps drafted to cover the elections to ensure effective collaboration with the Nigerian Police Force
This, he said included Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and other security agencies in the enforcement of restrictions on vehicular movement.
The elections were scheduled by the electoral umpire to hold on Saturday.
Biu said that the Corps Operatives drafted to cover the elections were equally been mandated to clear obstructions from the roads.
He also directed them to carry out rescue operations in case of emergencies, and maintain orderliness in polling booths.