Obaseki boosts traffic response with 256 new recruits, opens training academy

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The Edo State Government has recruited 256 new officers into the Edo State Traffic Control and Management Agency (EDSTMA) and built a Training and Manpower Development Centre to strengthen the state’s response to traffic management within the metropolis.

In a statement, Legal Adviser/Secretary, EDSTMA, Iryn Omorogiuwa, said the Passing Out Parade (POP) for the newly recruited officers will hold on Friday 10, July, 2020, at the Agency’s Head Office, along Sapele Road in Benin City.

She noted that the ceremony will also feature the commissioning of the EDSTMA Training and Manpower Development Centre.

According to her, “The 256 newly recruited officers and Training and Manpower Academy will strengthen EDSTMA’s capacity in bringing order to the metropolis.”

Managing Director (MD) of EDSTMA, Oloriegbe Dennis Ade, noted: “The Training and Manpower Academy was constructed by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to assist the agency in the discharge of its duties in line with global best practices.

“The Academy will serve as a centre for drivers’ training programmes to sharpen their skills.”

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