The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has warned that any motorist caught driving against traffic regulations will forfeit his or her vehicle till after the Yuletide, invariably next year.
The Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Clement Oladele, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Friday that such preventive measure was necessary to ensure effective traffic management.
He also said there was the need to put measures in place to protect lives and property following the increase in human and vehicular movement during festive period.
“Our goal this year is to attain zero death as we projected that over 300,000 passengers would be travelling to various destinations during festive period.
“We will be delighted seeing people travelling for the Christmas and New Year celebration to arrive safely at their various destinations,” Oladele said.
He however advised motorists to cooperate with FRSC personnel and adhere strictly to all the rules and regulations to reduce crashes.
The sector commander said the commission had been mobilised for 24 hours patrol to check excesses of drivers during the period.
Oladele also warned motorists against driving after consuming alcohol.