The Charted Institute of Transport Administration (CIOTA) under the leadership of Dr Bashir Jamoh held its first ever National Transport summit in Abuja. The three days event took place between 3rd to 5th of December at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre.
The conference brought together the Federal and State Governments and other major stakeholders together, to push for the required policies to enable seamless integration of the modes of transportation in the country, to ease the challenges and move the nation’s economy forward.
The summit was themed :“NIGERIA ON THE MOVE: Unlocking Transportation Potentials for Sustainable Development”
Speakers at the summit were Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside; Founder, Centre for Value in Leadership, Professor Pat Utomi; the Executive Secretary Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Barr. Hassan Bello as well as retired Merchant Navy Captain, Emmanuel Iheanacho, the Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) Engr. Fidet Okhiria, and Prof. Innocent Ogwude among many others
The summit also featured technical sessions, and panel discussions that covered a wide range of topics on the nation’s transport challenges and possible solutions.
In all the much needed rallying point for the transport industry was birthed and a table of engagement for all transport stakeholders was established to advance the transport sector in Nigeria.