motorist to checkmate excessive speeding and observe other road
traffic rules on the highways so as to safe lives and reduce
destruction of facilities on the highways. The Governor stated this at
the Airport road round about where he stopped to assist victims of a
crash in an Hyundai Saloon vehicle that hit the road pavement
destroying electrical poles and other accessories.
Governor Emmanuel who was returning from
the Ibom International Airport on arrival from an
official engagement in Lagos State, expressed
displeasure at the recurrent incidence of road
accidents particularly along the Airport road
and attributed it to recklessness and violation
of road traffic regulations.
He called on road traffic personnel to ascertain
the worthiness of every vehicle plying the roads
and ensure that motorist comply with the
stipulated speed limits especially on busy
highways such as the Airport road.
According to reports, the accident victims were
given prompt attention by the Government
House Medical Team.