FRSC Recommends Use Of Bicycle For Nigerians
The Anambra State Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Sunday Ajayi, has called on Nigerians to embrace the use of bicycle as a means of transportation, being cheaper and healthy.
Ajayi, made this call at the first World Bicycle Day in Awka on Tuesday, after leading a team of cyclists comprising officers of the Corps, government officials and professionals in an awareness ride.
The sector commander said it was due to the overwhelming benefits of bicycle that the United Nations met in 2017 and declared June 3 of every year as World Bicycle Day.
“Advanced countries have adopted bicycle transportation system as a matter of public health wellbeing and control of greenhouse effects of carbon emissions.
“We want our people to come back to the basics, cycling is good for the body and environment and economical to maintain.
“That is why we are raising the awareness again and calling on the Anambra Government to join us in this campaign to revive the culture of the use of bicycle as a means of transportation,” he said.