Mobile Courts where traffic offenders will be prosecuted are to established across the eighteen local government areas of Ondo State.
The new State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Mr. Rotimi Adeleye disclosed this at the Press Centre in Akure when he paid a familiarisation visit to the state leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ondo State Council.
Mr. Adeleye explained that the only traffic mobile court in Akure had not been functioning for many years, hence the need to set-up news courts in the state where FRSC personnel could be trying road traffic offenders.
The FRSC Commander noted that necessary arrangements had been concluded and the state Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu had given an approval to the proper inauguration of the mobile courts.
Mr. Adeleye also promised to improve the relationship between the Command and media professionals in the state, adding that the corps would be using more of corrective measures than punishments.
Responding, the Ondo State Chairman of NUJ, Mr. James Sowole who charged FRSC to intensify education of its regular marshals on how to deal with motorists in a civilized manner, pledged the readiness of media professionals in the state to support the new sector Commander to achieve safer roads.