President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the appointment of Dauda Biu, as the Acting Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), following the retirement of Boboye Oyeyemi.
Oyeyemi announced this when he handed over to Biu at the FRSC headquarters Monday in Abuja.
The confirmation is contained in a statement by the Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO) Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) Bisi Kazeem issued on Monday in Abuja.
Oyeyemi said that Biu’s appointment took effect from Sunday, July 24 and wished him a successful tenure as he assumed office.
Speaking, FRSC Board Chairman, Malam Bukhari Bello congratulated Bello on his appointment and urged him to sustain the tempo as well as ensure that he justified his appointment.
Bello said that the former Corps Marshal laid a good foundation for the corps and urged the acting corps marshal to continue where he stopped.
In his remarks, Biu appreciated the management of the FRSC and the presidency for the appointment and pledged to justify the appointment.
Prior to his appointment, Biu was the Deputy Corps Marshal, Finance and Accounts at the FRSC headquarters.
He joined the FRSC in 1988 and has had a fruitful career working across several formations.
He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Ahmadu Bello University and was the Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) Finance and Accounts in 2014 before becoming the DCM in 2016.
The immediate past Corps Marshal, FRSC, Oyeyemi retired from service on Sunday, July 24.
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