Nigeria (CIOTA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has said that the signing into law of the
Act establishing CIOTA by President Muhammadu Buhari ushers in a new direction
for the entire transport sector of Nigeria.
during a press conference to brief the media about the current status of CIOTA
and how the institute intends to carry out the functions vested on it by the
Act, stated that the primary aim of the body is to broaden and improve skills
and experience of transport administrators for efficient management of the
sector in the country.
chartered institute in the entire transport sector in Nigeria and in this light
we will continue to set standards of practice in accordance with the law in
order to perform functions that are necessary for the advancement of the
institute and the transport management profession,” he said.
drive the advancement of the transport industry, Dr. Jamoh said that the
institute would build a reputation of world class transport administration body
by providing top-notch study, training, certification and practice of transport
management in Nigeria.
transportation practice footprint across Nigeria by becoming a reputable
institute nationwide based on the mandate of the act.
strategic alliances with target stakeholders which include Federal Ministry of
Transportation and related MDAs in aviation, roads, rail, maritime, pipeline as
well as Transport Labour Unions.
transportation related initiatives from water in the south-south to rail and
inland in the north-west; roads in the east; north-central in kogi and Edo axis
where a lot of mining is going on. We will also focus on pipelines, cable
transport and aviation in the hub of the south-west.”
to the Apapa gridlock, Dr. Jamoh said Apapa is the major gateway to Nigeria’s
economy and that the Federal Government has already commenced the process of
tackling the menace by putting palliatives in place.
what the Government can do to rid Apapa and its environs of the congestion that
is bedeviling the area.
said that the Institute was ready to mobilize all within its powers to be able
to impact on the development of the transport sector for Nigeria’s economic
law the Act establishing the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of
for Presidential Assent.