“YOU WILL NOW REQUIRE A LEVEL OF LITERACY TO DRIVE IN NIGERIA”- Sen. Umaru Kurfi

Concerned lawmakers are taking steps to ensure every Nigerian driver possesses a level of literacy as well as legal driving documentation. (Venture Africa)

The motion on the need to check the literacy level and driving documentation of drivers in Nigeria was raised by Katsina representative, Senator Umaru Kurfi.

Senators in Nigeria have ascribed the alarming rate of road accidents in Nigeria to lack of literacy and driving documents.

This ugly menace of perpetual accident across the state have led concerned lawmakers towards ensuring that every Nigerian driver attains to a level of literacy and legal driving documentation.

The Senate asked the Committee on Transport to summon Stakeholders on Road Safety Matters to ensure that drivers have the necessary qualifications in addition to being able to read, write and communicate effectively in English.

(Pulse)