The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has appointed its first female Deputy Corps Marshal to head the Operations Department.
Corps Commander Head, Media Relations and Strategy, Bisi Kazeem stated this in a press release issued on Friday in Abuja.
“Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi In line with consolidation process, approved the redeployment of 32 senior officers comprising 2 Deputy Corps Marshals, 7 Assistant Corps Marshals, 13 Corps Commanders and 10 Deputy Corps Commanders.
“Among the Deputy Corps Marshals was Ojeme Ewhudjakpor who was formerly at the Technical Services and Special Duties Department and now takes over the Operations Department as a result of the retirement of Deputy Corps Marshal Abu Adei from public service.” He said.
Acording to him, the new Deputy Corps Marshal Operations hails from Delta State and becomes the first woman in the history of the FRSC to hold such exalted position.
Before her appointment, she has served the Corps in various capacities as Sector Commander in several States of the federation, Zonal Commander as well Head of several departments at the headquarters.
A graduate of UNILAG with a Master’s Degree from the University of Ibadan, DCM Ewhrudjakpor is the first woman to rise to the position of Assistant Corps Marshal and Deputy Corps Marshal in the history of the FRSC. She is an Alumni of the National War College.
In the same vein, the former Deputy Corps Marshal, Special Marshals and Partnership, Ahmed Hassan has been moved to the Special Duties and Partnership Department while Olu mike Olagunju, Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara state commands is now posted Assistant Corps Marshal, Command Administration and Strategy in Headquarters.
Out of the 7 Assistant Corps Marshals who were redeployed, former Assistant Corps Marshal, Command Administration and Strategy, Victor Nwokolo has been appointed as Head, Special Marshals Section while former Assistant Corps Marshal, Technical Services and Special Duties, Gumi Aliyu is now Head of Section, Federal Operations.
The recent exercise also shows that 8 new Sector Commanders were redeployed by the Corps: Corps Commander Ayabomi Omiyale (Kogi State), Corps Commander David Mendie (Gombe State), Corps Commander Edward Zamber (Enugu State), Corps Commander Peter Osadebamwen (Ondo State), Corps Commander Angus Ibezim (Jigawa State), Corps Commander Oladele Clement (Ogun State) among others.
Accordingly, all the new appointments will take immediate effect.