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Should the health sector be tasked with road safety?

There is hardly anyone in Nigeria who does not have a personal tale of road crashes to tell. In 2007, my mother died due to complications of a head injury sustained from an ‘‘okada” (commercial motorcycle) crash. It was a painful and an avoidable death. A report by the CLEEN Foundation showed that in 2013, […]

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Putting “safety” back into the Federal Road Safety Commission

There has always been something different about the Federal Road Safety Corps when compared to all the other uniformed forces on our roads in Nigeria. Something about them makes us road users a bit more wary when we are stopped by one of their teams. We know that this may not be one of those […]