Nigerians should embrace use of bicycle as means of transportation – FRSC official

The Commandant of Kwara State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Stephen Dawulung has urged Nigerians to embrace bicycles as a means of transportation because they are eco-friendly and reduce carbon emissions.

Speaking on Monday at an event to commemorate the 2024 celebration of World Bicycle Day, Dawulung said the aim of celebrating the day was to enhance the use of bicycles as a means of transportation.

He also said that the benefits of riding a bicycle include physical fitness, health, as well as building strength and flexibility. He also said it helps in weight management, through the burning of calories, and could control mental health by helping the body to reduce stress, anxiety and depression.

Dawlung said;

“Riding bicycle frequently increases mobility and sustains another means of transportation. There are environmental benefits of riding bicycle, as it is eco-friendly and reduces carbon emission, as well as being cost effective.”

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