The Federal Road Safety Corps has commenced production and distribution of customized face masks for its personnel across the country.
In a statement yesterday by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, the development came in response to the recommendations of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 for all ministries, departments and agencies of the Federal Government to procure and distribute locally made face masks for use by their staff as part of established efforts to curb the spread of the virus.
He said Corps Marshal Boboye Oyeyemi had directed the tailoring unit of the corps to commence immediate and speedy production and distribution of customized face masks for officers and marshals of the corps nationwide.
Kazeem noted that FRSC personnel have every tendency of coming in contact with different categories of people including carriers of the virus, and as such, deserve to adopt all precautionary measures.
He further stated that the produced face-masks to be distributed to personnel had been certified by medical experts to be fit for use by all staff.