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FRSC recovers over N5m, 10 phones at accident scene

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) recovered N5,020,660 and 10 cell phones from victims of an accident that occured on the Kaduna-Zaria road.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO) Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) Bisi Kazeem in Abuja.

The Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu however, said that no lives were lost.

Biu said that the accident which occured at about 13:01hrs on Monday, involved one Toyota Hiace white bus with registration number KTG13XG.

The FRSC boss said that the cause of the accident was tyre burst adding that the lone crash which was serious and not fatal, was with some occupants having fracture, cuts and bruises.

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He said out of the 11 people in the accident, eight were injured and three survived without injuries.

“The N5,020,660, 10 phones and other luggage shall be presented to the family soonest.

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“The injured victims have been taken to the  Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) Shika for medical treatment.

“The palm oil and others were handed over to the chairman of the palm oil sellers union.

“The vehicle was towed to base while the recovered money was handed over to the dutyroom and obstruction was cleared successfully, “he said.

The corps marshal commended the Zaria Unit command patrol teams for their commitment in ensuring saftey of the people and for their honesty in recovering such huge amount of money.

He also expressed his gratitude to operatives for their resilience, professionalism and excellent synergy with other security agencies in their areas of responsibility.

He urged them and their peers across the country to maintain the current momentum charging them and their colleagues across the country to continue to raise the bar in their daily attainments.(NAN)

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