NA Confers 'Charter' Status on Institute of Transport Administration …Institute Says Law Will Revolutionize Transport Sector.




Sandra Ukele


The National Assembly has passed into law the Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria bill into law.

The Act empowers the Institute to become the only body recognized and backed by law to give out the Charter in the entire transportation sector.

Speaking to journalists in the first national press conference, the President Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIOTA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh affirmed, “signing the charter of the transportation bill certainly revolutionize the transport sector.

“This is because if you look at the composition of the clause from the Act , it almost notes all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies that concern the issue of transportation in this country.

“That goes to show you that the National Assembly and the Presidency are not aback on the importance of this intermodality.”
According to Mr. Jamoh some of the transportation problems being experienced are already receiving solutions.

This is due to the different research work and global best practices the institute has engaged in.

The president therefore called on all Nigerians and stakeholders of the transport industry who wish to become chartered in the transport sector to first become members of CIOTA so they can receive their charter status.

The Chartered Institute of Transport Administration is a professional body dedicated to broadening and improving the knowledge, skills and experience of its members ( Transport Administration), in the practice of efficient transport management, or intermodal basis covering: road, rail, air, pipeline/ petroleum.

It was Incorporated in 1986 as an autonomous transport professional body under the land (perpetual succession) Act Cap 98.


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