The Ogun State government will host the 18th edition of the National Council on Transportation from Tuesday, 13 February, to Friday, 16 February, 2024.
The meeting, to be hosted by Governor Dapo Abiodun, will have in attendance commissioners in charge of transportation from the 36 states and the FCT, their permanent secretaries, Transport Secretaries, Director of Planning Research and Statistics and other stakeholders.
Guest of Honour at the meeting is the Minister of Transportation, Senator Saidu Alkali, while the theme for the 2024 edition is: ‘Embracing Innovations and Technologies for Sustainable Transportation: Tackling the Energy Challenges.’
In a statement at the weekend, the Ogun State Commissioner for Transportation, Engr. Olugbenga Dairo, said the programme is a yearly event which provides avenue to foster development in the Nigeria transportation system.
He said, “The National Council on Transportation is a national and yearly event geared at developing transportation system in Nigeria.
“I am delighted to inform you that His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun, CON, governor of Ogun State in his unrelenting effort at repositioning the state as one to reckon with in national transportation innovative in the country, has graciously accepted to host this year’s National Council on Transportation, which is the 18th edition, from Tuesday, 13th February to Friday, 16th February, 2024 at June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto Abeokuta.
“The state will play host to all transport experts, regulators, policy makers, investors and operators across the country, including federal and state ministries of transportation, federal agencies within the transport sector to discuss current transport issues, provide innovative and technological ideas which culminate in formulation and adoption of policies and common resolutions.”