Globacom Shines As FRSC Marks 30 Years Of Operation


The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) at the commission’s 30th anniversary celebration, recently decorated Globacom, Nigeria’s preferred telecoms service provider.

The commission, established in 1988, is the only agency in Nigeria on road safety administration and management with the responsibility of making the highways safe for motorists and other road users.

On Monday, February 20, at the last lap and anniversary dinner of the four-day celebrations at the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Conference Centre and Suites in Abuja, Globacom was among the corporate bodies singled out for citation for its silent contributions to road safety in the country over the years, and presented with an Award of Recognition.

The award of recognition was formally presented by Boss Gida Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), to Globacom’s Acting National Coordinator, Public Sector Sales, Mansur Opakunle, and the company’s Regional Head, North Central, Ike Onuekwusi, who received the plaque on behalf of company.

Other high profile guests at the event included Alhaji Yayale Ahmed, former SGF, who chaired the Open House session; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai; Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh; Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru; Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, and members of the National Assembly, past Corps Marshals and entertainment mega stars.

Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal of the FRSC, speaking earlier, had said that Globacom had lent his weight behind the commission in its bid to make the roads safe over the years.

He called on the company and the other corporate bodies not to rest on their oars, as the task to make the roads safe is a continuous one.

Mr. Kolapo Sheriff of the Marketing Department of Globacom, stated that successful road safety measures employed by front-running countries across the world are backed by intelligent and innovative technology.  Sheriff said Globacom was happy to provide FRSC with such an intelligent and innovative technology, which has helped the Commission in the efficient discharge of its duties.

He said that Globacom’s revolutionary data services were the fulcrum of many of FRSC’s operational processes, even as the company continued to facilitate seamless communication among FRSC’s officers and men through the deployment of cost-effective communications solutions.

“With a world-class, cutting-edge telecommunications infrastructure including a nationwide fibre-optic network, an international submarine cable from Europe through 14 African countries to Nigeria and the most extensive 4G LTE coverage, Globacom is partner of choice to assist FRSC achieve its objectives,” he stated.

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