Nigeria commits to sustainable transport infrastructure

 The Federal Government, on Monday reiterated its commitment to providing sustainable transportation infrastructure to boost economic development in the country.

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Dr Magdalene Ajani, disclosed this at opening ceremony of the technical session of the 16th National Council on Transportation (NCT), in Kano.

Ajani explained that the theme of the 2021 NCT was: “Sustainable Transportation: Panacea for National Development”.

She said the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, in line with Sustainable Development Goals {SDGs}, resorted to ensure economic diversification by building sustainable transportation infrastructure across the country.

“Sustainable transportation entails any means/mode of transport that enhances economic growth, promotes trade opportunities and improves access to basic facilities.

“It has to be economically, morally, socially and environmentally friendly.


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