Naval Officer Drives Against Traffic, Assaults Area Commander In Abuja

There was drama on Tuesday in Abuja as a Nigerian Navy personnel assaulted the Area Commander of the Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), popularly referred to as Vehicle Inspection Officer, alongside Kubwa-Dutse Road within the Federal Capital Territory.

The navy personnel, A.A. Yusuf, allegedly violated the site visitors guidelines and as he drove on one-way in accordance with the site visitors on a technique in accordance with police.

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SaharaReporters gathered that the Area Commander, Segun Atanda who was on obligation directing site visitors, reportedly blocked the lawless navy officer with a DRTS obligation car when he noticed him.

The scenario reportedly infuriated the navy personnel as he jumped out of his pink Toyota Corolla, with registration quantity Yobe AA 440-GJB, and attacked the site visitors officers and challenged them for courting to cease him.

The navy officer dragged the site visitors officer round after punching him, a scenario which led to a gridlock within the space.

The Chairman of FCT Ministerial Traffic Management Team, Ikharo Attah, condemned the assault on the DRTS officer, including that it was time to verify and curtail the reckless of uniform personnel who had been keen on disobeying site visitors guidelines within the nation’s capital.

He stated, “The incessant attacks and assaults on traffic officers by uniformed men are very disturbing. At the Nyanya, Kubwa and Dutse Alhaji roads, traffic officers are daily being assaulted by uniformed men.” 

He identified that “uniformed men must know that ‘ esprit de corps’ is not a permission for lawlessness. Experience has shown that once uniformed personnel drive against traffic, they are easily followed by other civilians who are initially afraid to do so.”

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Naval Officer Drives Against Traffic, Assaults Area Commander In Abuja

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