|Dr. Bashir Jamoh, President , Chartered Institute of Transport Administration, Nigeria|
Nigeria, has expressed its determination to work with professionals in the
sector for solutions toward a more efficient service delivery as it drives
Dr. Bashir Jamoh, the newly-elected president of the institute and Executive Director, Finance and Administration at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA)made this
known on Tuesday during his investiture ceremony and the inauguration of the
National Executive Council/Governing Council, which held at the Rockview Hotel,
the transport sector from all disciplines and academies to ensure that issues
relating to the nation’s transport sector are addressed in robust manner.
and Transport (CILT), the Chamber of Shipping and the Nigerian Institute of Shipping
to ensure that we achieve the target result.”
but it is important that the service is efficient, getting it as at when you
to pursue its objectives working to achieve short term, medium term, and long
term goals, in order to create enabling environment for operators and all
stakeholders in the sector.
nation and expressed optimism that at least 50 per cent of the problems experienced
with the movement of cargo would be solved when cargo movement by rail begins.
rail revolution. The first thing we mentioned was that we should see how we can
revive inter-modal transportation, and today, we are using the rail line from
Abuja to Kaduna completed by this administration.
will agree with me that most of the problems would be reduced by about 50 per
Values in Leadership, bemoaned the dilapidated infrastructure and near-collapse of Apapa, considering the
perennial gridlock that causes untold hardship in the area as motorists spend
hours in traffic daily.
government, in order to move the sector from the chaos it is presently faced
government on the sector. It is a tragedy today that Apapa is in the brinks of
cargo to its yard along the Badagry Expressway when the cement armada set in
1975 and caused congestion at the Apapa port and he noted that “We must learn to
deal with costs and benefits.”
Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Nigeria, said multi-modal transport system
remained the best effective approach.
urged the new president of the institute to recreate the value of Apapa, first,
by seeking and proffering lasting solution to the problem of the traffic gridlock.
of commitment to his duties at the institute, together with other members of
the new executive council.