• FRSC ‘can no longer’ impose fines, court rules

    FRSC ‘can no longer’ impose fines, court rules

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has declared void the powers of the Federal Road Safety Corps to impose fines on motorists for traffic offences.

    Justice John Tsoho held that the FRSC could not turn itself into a court of law by punishing those who commit traffic offences.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a lawyer, Tope Alabi, had approached the court to declare that only a court of competent jurisdiction could pronounce a person guilty under Section 10 (4) […]