FRSC brought the initiative that is aimed at inculcating safety education in children.
Federal road Safety Commission, FRSC in Plateau state is set to introduce Safety Education in public primary and secondary schools in Plateau state. Mrs Pat Emeordi, the Sector Commander of FRSC in Plateau state, revealed the new development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Jos.According the Sector Commander, the initiative is aimed at inculcating safety education in children with a view to increasing their level of awareness. Emeordi said, “The idea behind this initiative is to catch them young and to enable them understand the fundamentals and rudiments of safety education. We are already talking with the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and the state Ministry of Education to ensure the implementation of the initiative. So, by the special grace of God, we shall soon start the programme in Plateau.”
Emeordi explained that the safety education would be infused into core subjects like English Language, Mathematics, Science and Technical Education, among others. The Sector Commander called on the state government to support the initiative and the commission in its bid to rid the road of accidents.Photo Credit: Getty