Nigeria/June 4, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/135 views /nigeria World Bicycle Day: FRSC, Others mark day in Anambrashare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Some Residents of Awka, the Anambra state capital have joined the State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC, to mark the 2019 World Bicycle Day. World Bicycle Day is celebrated on the Third of June every year by the United Nations in collaboration with fifty-six other member countries. Nigerian Tribune report that the day was meant to encourage member states to adopt best practices and means of strengthening physical and mental health as well as promote cycling. ALSO READ: Anambra Govt targets 179 communities for street light project Baring his mind on the significance of the day, the FRSC boss in Anambra, Mr. Andrew Kumapayi represented by the Deputy Corps Commander Operations of the Command, Mr. Anthony Okore, said that the day was adopted by the United Nations to sensitize people on the need to use bicycle as a means of transportation, as it is cheap and environmentally friendly, calling on residents of the state to key into cycling to reduce emission of carbon dioxide. ALSO READ I know my duties as president and I know what to do - Buhari - Premium Times NigeriaMr. Patrick Ama from Awka South Council Area who participated in the exercise said that cycling is very healthy and encouraged and that people should embrace cycling also as a means of transportation. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleA’Ibom APC disowns anti-Akpabio group – The Nation Newspapernext articleTransfer: Man United’s Pogba finally ‘agrees’ to join another club – Daily Post NigeriaRelated PostsNigeria/June 24, 2019 /No Comment ‘Abba Kyari Must Go’ Protest Rocks Abuja [PHOTOS]Nigeria/June 24, 2019 /No Comment Why I’m Supporting Tinubu Now – Ex-PDP LawmakerPolice kill “Pencil”, notorious kidnap ring leader during gun battle | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsOlumba Olumba reveals major reason for killings in Nigeria – Daily Post NigeriaSouth-East Govs Reject Miyetti Allah’s Demand For Fulani Vigilante In Igboland27-year-old man commits suicide in Lagos – The Nation NewspaperPolice arrest land grabber with ammunition in Lagos | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsCourt remands three alleged internet fraudsters in EFCC custody#Widow’s day: Foundation embarks on awareness walk in AnambraEight Anti-Inflammatory Foods In Your Kitchen That Should Be In Your Diet Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.