Rotational Number Plate is Illegal- FRSC

By Jude Atupulazi

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has declared illegal, the use of rotational number plates. This was contained in a press statement signed by Bisi Kazeem, Assistant Corps Marshal, and made available to Fides.

The statement said that the Command’s attention had been drawn to a video circulating on the social media which showed a vehicle displaying rotational number plates.

It said, ‘The vehicle number plates on display are: KUJ-304BV, while the other side which was automatically flipped, carries a number tagged presidency with the following details, 01B-266FG.

‘The FRSC Ag. Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali Biu, has ordered full investigations into the trend as FRSC does not produce a number plate with such double features. Only one number can be assigned to one vehicle and its owner at the same time.’

FRSC recently placed a public notice on the mainstream media dissuading Nigerians and the motoring public from according regard to vehicles with unauthorized number plates, noting that the users were not duly registered and were often with sinister motives.

The statement said the Ag. Corps Marshal was warning Nigerians from replicating same as such was considered a criminal act which had its place in law.