Occupational Health and Safety of Commercial Motorcyclists in Obollo-Afor: An Adult Education Approach

  •  Matthias U Agboeze    
  •  Ruphina U. Nwachukwu    
  •  Michael O. Ugwueze    
  •  Maryrose N. Agboeze    


This study investigated Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) public education programme as an adult education approach for improving the health and safety conditions of commercial motorcyclists in Obollo-afor, Nigeria. A descriptive survey research design was used for the study. The population of the study comprised of the four hundred and sixty four (464) commercial motorcyclists and FRSC staff, out of which 108 commercial motorcyclists and the 10 Federal Road Safety Corps staff were sampled using purposive sampling technique. The findings of the study include that FRSC public education programme to a high extent can help in the reduction of accidents and injuries involving commercial motorcyclists. The study recommended that FRSC officials should organize regular road safety awareness campaign on the streets, schools, churches and market square.

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