The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has banned rotational number plates.
In a statement by the Assistant Corps Marshal, Bisi Kazeem, FRSC made the announcement following the circulation of a video of a vehicle that displayed rotating number plates with different detail on either side of the plates.
“The attention of the FRSC has been drawn to a video circulating on social media which displayed a vehicle circulating with rotational number plates.
“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 statement reads.
According to the statement, the Corps Acting Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu has ordered full investigation into the trend. The FRSC noted that it did not produce a number plate with such double features, adding “only one number can be assigned to one vehicle and its owner at the same time.
“The FRSC recently placed a public notice on the mainstream media dissuading Nigerians and the motoring public from according regards to vehicles with unauthorised number plates as the users are not duly registered and are often with sinister motives.
“The Acting Corps Marshal is also using this medium to warn Nigerians from replicating same as it is considered a criminal act which has its place in law”, the statement added.