|Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi|
Nations on Thursday inaugurated the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi
Amaechi, as an Advisory Board Member of the United Nations Road Safety Trust
a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
Ibeleme, Amaechi, who was recently appointed as an Advisory Board member of the
UNRSTF, was currently representing Nigeria and Africa at the inaugural meeting
of the Board.
will play an important role of collaborating to reducing the number of
accidents and casualties; and making a real impact on global road safety.
will greatly shape the operationalization of the UN Road Safety Trust Fund.
accident crisis resulting in 1.3 million lives lost and additional 50 million
injured on the road each year.
request of the UN Secretary–General, following suggestions made by several
United Nations member states.
bridging the gap in the mobilization of resources for effective action at all
government, intergovernmental or non-governmental organisations and the private
sector for immediate and effective action in any case,” Ibeleme said.
Transportation in Nov. 2015, there has been a renaissance in the Nigerian
He said that his involvement in the UNRSTF will bring about more intervention
in the area of road safety in Nigeria and Africa.