High alcohol consumption by drivers worrisome, says FRSC, Lagos govt

High alcohol consumption by drivers worrisome, says FRSC, Lagos govt
Lagos State Government and Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, have raised concerns over alcohol consumption across the state. The concern was raised at the flag-off of 2018 Don’t Drink and Drive campaign initiated by Lagos Traffic Radio in Ikeja. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, expressed that the level of consumption increase daily with establishment of eateries and bar in every part of the state. Bamigbetan noticed that establishment aided by peace and harmony in Lagos has made alcoholic consumption in the state a daily routine. He focused on that the new level of alcohol consumption rate has justified a report released by a Market research information data group, Global Data (formerly Canadean) recently, estimating five percent yearly development rate. The commissioner argued that the State Government isn’t frowning at the establishment yet they shouldn’t drive or take part in any activities that would endanger other individuals’ lives and property. “According to the Lagos Sector Commander, FRSC, Hyginus Omeje, unveiled that the level of alcoholic consumption has made the agency to quickly deploy the seven breathalyzers donated to it over the state. Omeje included that any vehicle which its driver test positive to alcohol would be impounded instantly to ensure wellbeing of lives and property in the state.

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