By Victor Adeoti
Mobile courts of the Osun Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) convicted 103 traffic offenders in May, an official has said.
The state Sector Commander of the FRSC, Mr Umar Ibrahim, gave the figure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Osogbo.
Ibrahim said that the offenders were arrested for various traffic offences, including over speeding, lack of valid driver’s licence and lack of speed limiter, among other offences.
He said that the arraigned and convicted 103 persons were among the 114 traffic offenders arrested in Osogbo and Ilesha in the month under review.
The sector commander said that 61 traffic offenders were arrested in Osogbo but nine of them were cautioned and discharged, while 52 were arraigned.
Ibrahim added that 53 traffic offenders were arrested in Ilesa, 51 arraigned and two cautioned and discharged.
The sector commander said those convicted paid stipulated fines.
Ibrahim advised motorists to obey traffic rules to avoid arrest.