Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has decried the wrong attitude, lack of patriotism and commitment to work by Nigerians.
The governor stated this while inaugurating the Niger State Chapter of the National Road Safety Strategy Advisory Council (NARSAC) held at the Council Chamber, Government House, Minna.
He noted that Nigeria as a nation has all the ideas and relevant Agencies to make the country better but lamented the wrong attitude, lack of patriotism and commitment to work
“All of us have responsibilities and we are all accountable for our actions to have a better country, we must love our country and must be patriotic and if everyone is to do his or her job properly, we will have a better country.
Earlier, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC, Niger State Command, Kumar Tsukwan told the governor that NARSAC was set up in 2018 by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo to improve Road safety in society.
Expressing worries over the rate of deaths recorded annually in the country due to road accidents, he said the Council in collaboration with State and local governments will ensure that accidents are reduced to the lowest level.
The state Chapter of NARSAC is to be headed by the Deputy Governor, Ahmed Mohammed Ketso and is saddled with the responsibility of coordinating the state and local government arms in achieving Road Safety targets, review of reports on monitoring and evaluation of road safety programmes among others.
Other members of the Council are the FRSC Sector Commander who is to serve as the secretary, Commissioners for Transport, Works, Health, Justice, Education, Finance, Environment, State Planning Commission and Nigeria Society Commander.