By Adekola Afolabi
The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ondo State Sector Command, Rotimi Adeleye, said the command is fully ready to partner the state Consumer Protection Council (CPC) to ensure consumers and commuters in the state get the best services and have value for products .
He disclosed this while leading other officers of the command on a courtesy visit to the management team of the Ondo State CPC in Akure, the Ondo state capital.
According to the Sector Commander, the two organisations have one thing in common which he said is the people and their safety through quality service delivery to ensure they are not shortchanged in any way.
“CPC Ondo state has the right to ensure whatever product the people of Ondo State are buying is of good quality and safe for human consumption.
Road Safety also has a product; our product is to ensure the lives of our people on the roads are kept safe.
“So, the visit is to present to the CPC our product and also give them the opportunity to assess our services to the people of the state. By virtue of their roles and through the feedback they get from the public, they can assess the effectiveness of our services and the satisfaction the citizens derive from it,” Adeleye emphasised.
He equally promised to always work to ensure safety on the highways, just as he advised motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations and drive carefully to prevent road carnage.
Responding, the General Manager, Ondo State Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Ayo Mesileya, appreciated the Sector Commander and his team for the visit, saying that the Council is always ready to partner the Command to make the people of the state get value for products and enjoy quality service delivery.
He noted that the council will always work to protect and safeguard the interest of consumers in the state, adding that CPC is ready to partner relevant stakeholders to protect the rights of consumers and commuters alike.
“We are ready to partner and work with FRSC to ensure commuters and consumers enjoy good services.
Consumers must know their right to satisfaction of basic needs, the right to safety, the right to information, the right to choose, the right to redress, the right to consumer education, the right to representation and the right to a healthy environment, ” Mesileya asserted.