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The need for regular vehicle verification by motorists to reduce high rate of accidents on roads have been stressed.

The Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Uchenna Okafor who stated this  at the  State Vehicle Inspection Office, Awka , noted that the facilities in the Establishment  will help promote vehicles road worthiness as well as enhance safety on roads. 
Correspondent Success Odoemena reports that  while addressing the people, Mr. Okafor noted that there are over forty licensing centers in the state, advising road users to avail themselves of the opportunities of the centers to avoid falling prey to fake licensing mercenaries or obtaining their papers through illegal avenues.
He regretted the ugly attitude of motorists across the state, noting that the ministry and other sisters’ Agencies in the state are committed to arresting the ugly trend.  
On his part, the State Commandant, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Sunday Ajayi called on vehicle owners to verify and document their vehicles online or  at the vehicle inspection office, as it will assist the government to access the number of vehicles on the road belonging to  government and those commercially  and privately owned, urging them to join hands with the state government to ensure proper documentation.
 Also speaking, the Head of Vehicle Inspection Officers Mr. Chris Okeke, listed checking the light, break pad, alignment, suspension and emission as key component that determine vehicle worthiness to ply the road and announced that motorists can now access and register their vehicles online.
In their separate remarks, the Head, Operation Clean and Healthy Anambra, OCHA Brigade, Mr. Patrick Obiefuna, and his  Urban Drivers Welfare Association, UBDWA, counterpart ,  Mr. Nnamdi Okafor, appealed for massive sensitization of key players in the traffic management sector in order to achieve the desired goals.
Commissioning the facilities formed the highpoints of events.

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