Saturday, February 21, 2015

House of Rep to probe use of Hiace Buses on Nigeria Road After Bayelsa Crash


The House of representative has order its committee on land Transport to investigate the use of Hiace buses for commercial transportation on Nigeria road after Stella Dorgu  Bayelsa PDP raised the motion, about constant and regular accident associated with such buses in the country.
The committee with work with other committee with oversight function of standard organization of Nigeria.

Mrs Stella Dorgu stated that the buses always burst into flame in cases of accident resulting to deaths,she gave an example of the prominent female politician were burnt beyond recognition when their bus was involved in a multiple crash on the East West road, Ahoada Rivers state.

She added that the investigation is important as a result ofthe World Health Organisation on "Road Safety in Africa Region"the report states that Nigeria accounts for 33.7 per cent per 100,000 deaths on the roads every year in the African region.
 The Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal, referred the matter to the Committee on Federal Road Safety Commission for further legislative inputs.

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