The Gombe State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps has said that a total of 103 persons were involved in motorcycle accidents in the state from January to March, 2019.

According to the command, the road crashes resulted in 7 fatalities, leaving 66 others injured.

This much was revealed by the the Gombe State Sector Commander of the FRSC, Dr Godwin Omiko, at a one-day workshop organised by the FRSC in Gombe on Sunday.

“Between January and March 2019, 103 persons were involved in motorcycle accident; 66 people were injured and seven deaths were recorded.

“Twenty-five motorcycle and two tricycle accidents were recorded between April and June involving 177 people; 92 cases of injuries were recorded as well as five deaths; 43 motorcycles and four tricycles were involved,” Omiko said.

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Omoko pleaded with motorists and road users to be more safety conscious and adhere strictly to traffic rules and regulations.

The state commander also harped on the importance of motorcyclists obtaining their drivers’s licence, noting that the FRSC would soon start clamping down on offenders.

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