Uche Nworah, ABS CEO warns motorists on reckless driving as man crashes into ABS EEDC Pole


The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS, Nze Uche Nworah has warned motorists to stop careless and reckless driving to minimize road crashes and destruction of public facilities.

Nworah gave the warning shortly after a lorry with registration number, MUS 882XV  knocked down an electricity pole in front of the ABS Headquarter in Awka.

The lorry which was loaded with noodles and some young marketers was said to be heading to Onitsha from Aroma junction in Awka.

Speaking on behalf of Nze Nworah, who earlier called on the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, to disconnection electric supply in the axis to prevent casualty, a Senior Admin Officer of the ABS, Mr. Afam Obidike, decried the careless dispositions of some drivers on the highways, urging them to uphold safety principles while plying the highway as life has no duplicate.

Nze Nworah, while commending men of the EEDC and the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps for their swift response to the incident, said that the immediate disconnection of electricity in the area and replacing of the broken electricity pole, are necessary as the lives of both the motorists and pedestrians in the area are at risk.

On his part, the Driver of the Lorry, Mr. Emmanuel Agene, expressing remorse and explained that he was trying to reverse the vehicle after dropping off a colleague who was heading to a different direction when the incident occurred, and pleaded for forgiveness.

As at the time of filing this report, the Ekwueme Square-Aroma junction was blocked by the men of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps to restrict motorists from plying through the ABS axis of the expressway.
Uche Nworah, ABS CEO warns motorists on reckless driving as man crashes into ABS EEDC Pole Uche Nworah, ABS CEO warns motorists on reckless driving as man crashes into ABS EEDC Pole   Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Rating: 5

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